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Mustelus asterias is a species of modern sharks in the family hound sharks. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 150 cm. Reproduction is iteroparous and ovoviviparous. They rely on carcharhiniform to move around.

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  • URI: https://eol.org/schema/terms/carcharhiniform
  • Definition: Body/caudal fin propulsion, retaining eel-like body movements and exploiting interactions between the sidewash from an anterior median fin with the next posterior fin, increasing its effective angle of attack
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mustelus asterias Cloquet 1819. View this species on GBIF