Species details : Mustelus mustelus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Accepted scientific name:
Mustelus mustelus (Linnaeus, 1758) (accepted name) 1 literature reference for Mustelus mustelus  (Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms:
Galeus laevis Risso, 1820 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Galeus laevis Risso, 1820
Mustellus levis (Risso, 1820) (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mustellus levis (Risso, 1820)
Mustelus canis (non Mitchill, 1815) (misapplied name) 1 literature reference for Mustelus canis (non Mitchill, 1815)
Mustelus equestris Bonaparte, 1834 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mustelus equestris Bonaparte, 1834
Mustelus laevis Linck, 1790 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Mustelus laevis Linck, 1790
Mustelus vulgaris Cloquet, 1819 (ambiguous synonym) 1 literature reference for Mustelus vulgaris Cloquet, 1819
Squalus mustelus Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym) 1 literature reference for Squalus mustelus Linnaeus, 1758
Common names:
Common name Transliteration Language Country
Hondhaai - Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Hondhaai - Afrikaans South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Spierhaai - Afrikaans Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Palomb - Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Peshk pellumb - Albanian Albania Click here to show the literature
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Girsh - Arabic Libya Click here to show the literature
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Kalb il bahr - Arabic Morocco Click here to show the literature
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Qarsh Amlas - Arabic Lebanon Click here to show the literature
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كلب البحر الأملس النَّاعم - Arabic - Click here to show the literature
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Taess - Arabic, Hassaniya Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Mussola vera - Catalan Spain(Catalunya) Click here to show the literature
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Cacao - Creole, Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Pas pena - Croatian Croatia
Žralok lovec hladký obecný - Czech - Click here to show the literature
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Almindelig glathaj - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Glathaj - Danish Denmark Click here to show the literature
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Gladde haai - Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Toonhaai - Dutch Netherlands Click here to show the literature
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Gray mouth dog - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Houndshark - English Namibia Click here to show the literature
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Smooth dogfish - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Smooth hound - English - Click here to show the literature
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Smooth hound - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Smooth-hound - English Isle of Man Click here to show the literature
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Smooth-hound - English South Africa Click here to show the literature
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Smooth-hound - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Smoothhound - English Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Smoothhound - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Stellate smooth-hound - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Sweet William - English United Kingdom Click here to show the literature
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Kärppähai - Finnish Finland Click here to show the literature
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Chien de mer - French France Click here to show the literature
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Chien de mer - French Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Émissole lisse - French Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Émissole lisse - French France Click here to show the literature
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Émissole lisse - French Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Émissole lisse commune - French France Click here to show the literature
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Galeos - French France Click here to show the literature
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Gat roumillon - French France Click here to show the literature
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Lentillat - French France Click here to show the literature
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Missole - French France Click here to show the literature
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Mustèle vulgaire - French France Click here to show the literature
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Palloun - French France Click here to show the literature
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Gemeiner Südlicher Glatthai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Glatthai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Grauer Glatthai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Hundshai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Mittelmeer-Glatthai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Südlicher Glatthai - German Germany Click here to show the literature
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Kerishon - Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
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Krishon nakad - Hebrew Israel Click here to show the literature
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Cagneto - Italian Italy(Venezia.) Click here to show the literature
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Cagnoleto - Italian Italy(Venezia.) Click here to show the literature
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Cagnoletto - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Can - Italian Italy(Trieste.) Click here to show the literature
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Cane - Italian Italy(Rimini.) Click here to show the literature
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Cialestru - Italian Italy(Brindisi.) Click here to show the literature
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Gattone - Italian Italy(Pescara.) Click here to show the literature
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Mussola - Italian Italy(Cagliari.) Click here to show the literature
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Nisseua - Italian Italy(Genova.) Click here to show the literature
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Nissoa - Italian Italy(La Spezia.) Click here to show the literature
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Nocciolo - Italian Italy(Camogli (Ligurian Sea)) Click here to show the literature
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Palombo - Italian Italy(Ancona, Livorno, Rimini, and Roma.) Click here to show the literature
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Palombo comune - Italian Italy Click here to show the literature
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Palombo liscio - Italian Malta Click here to show the literature
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Palumme - Italian Italy(Pescara.) Click here to show the literature
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Palumme verace - Italian Italy(Napoli.) Click here to show the literature
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Palummu - Italian Italy(Reggio Calabria, Sicilia, and Taranto.) Click here to show the literature
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Penn - Italian Italy(Bari.) Click here to show the literature
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Penne - Italian Italy(Manfredonia and Molfetta.) Click here to show the literature
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Stire - Italian Italy(Ortona.) Click here to show the literature
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Mazzola - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Mazzola bla xewka - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Mazzola tat-tbajja - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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Zaghrun - Maltese Malta Click here to show the literature
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星鯊 Sing sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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星鲨 - Mandarin Chinese - Click here to show the literature
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星鲨 Xing sha Mandarin Chinese China Click here to show the literature
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Drossitis - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Galeos - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Griso galeos - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Grizogaleos - Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γαλέος Galeos Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γαλιός Galios Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Γκριζογαλέος Grizogaleos Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Δροσίτης Drositis Modern Greek (1453-) Greece Click here to show the literature
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Glatthai - Norwegian Norway Click here to show the literature
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Mustel siwy a. siwosz - Polish Poland Click here to show the literature
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Cacao - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Cacao - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Cação liso ou Caneja - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Cação-branco - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Cação-liso - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Cação-liso - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Cação-pique - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Caneja - Portuguese - Click here to show the literature
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Caneja - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Caneja - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Caneja - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Caneja-lisa - Portuguese Portugal Click here to show the literature
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Corre-costa - Portuguese Angola Click here to show the literature
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Galhudo - Portuguese Cape Verde Islands Click here to show the literature
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Mustel - Romanian Romania Click here to show the literature
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акула кунья - Russian Russia Click here to show the literature
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Pas cukov - Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Pas glusac - Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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Pas mekus - Serbian Serbia and Montenegro Click here to show the literature
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navadni morski pes - Slovenian Slovenia Click here to show the literature
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Boca blanca - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Cazón - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Musola - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Musola gavatia - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Musola pintada - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Musola vera - Spanish Spain Click here to show the literature
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Tollo - Spanish - Click here to show the literature
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Tollo - Spanish Mauritania Click here to show the literature
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Glatthaj - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Sydlig hundhaj - Swedish Sweden Click here to show the literature
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Köpek baligi - Turkish Turkey Click here to show the literature
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Classification:
Kingdom Animalia CoL
Phylum Chordata CoL
Class Elasmobranchii FishBase
Order Carcharhiniformes FishBase
Family Triakidae FishBase
Genus Mustelus FishBase
Distribution: Eastern Atlantic: UK to the Mediterranean, Morocco and Canary Islands; possibly Azores, Madeira, Angola to South Africa; including Indian Ocean coast. Often referred to as Mustelus canis which is restricted to the western Atlantic.
Lifezones: Marine
Additional data: -
Latest taxonomic scrutiny: 19-May-2014
Source database: FishBase, Jan 2015   99%
Bibliographic citation: Froese R. & Pauly D. (eds) (2018). FishBase (version Jan 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2015 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/col. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
Online resource: http://www.fishbase.org/Summary/SpeciesSummary.php?ID=4996
CoL taxon LSID: urn:lsid:catalogueoflife.org:taxon:27d1fa20-c365-11e4-869f-239583ce8323:col20150401