Scientific Name
Mustelus griseus  
Mustelus griseus灰貂鯊
by: Lab of Fish Ecol. and Evo., BRCAS
Author Pietschmann, 1908 Depth 20 - 300M
Chinese 灰貂鯊 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 皺唇鯊科 Economic Fish Yes 
Family F027 Triakidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 灰星鯊 
Max Length 101 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 沙條、平滑鮫、灰貂鮫、白鯊條(澎湖)、啟目布仔(澎湖) 
Distribution in World North West Pacific Ocean   Distribution in Taiwan North、PonFu 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Japan 
Synonyms Cynias kanekonis, Mustelus kanekonis   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-圓口綱及軟骨魚綱(朱等, 2001);FAO Species Catalogue, Vol.4 Sharks of the world  Pietschmann, V. 1908 Wang, T. M. etc. 1981 Wang, T. M. etc. 1982 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 Compagno, L.J.V. 1984 沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 朱元鼎, 孟慶聞 等編 2001 
Specimen List ASIZP0055034. ASIZP0073504. ASIZP0075103. ASIZP0801974. ASIZP0806053. ASIZP0900496. ASIZP0911974. ASIZP0916053. FRIP00703. FRIP00706. NMMBP03228. NMMBP04698. NMMBP04700. NMMBP04778. NMMBP04779. NMMBP04884. NMMBP04885. NMMBP06303. NMMBP06304. NMMBP06411. NMMBP06413. NMMBP06414. NMMBP06415. NTUM00016Paratype. NTUM00028Paratype. NTUM00344. NTUM07738. RUSI35851.  
Common Name Spotless smooth-hound; Spotless smooth hound; Japanese gray smooth hound 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic An unspotted, moderate-sized Mustelus species. Body fairly slender. Head short, length of prepectoral 17-21% of total legth. Eyes small, horizontal length 2.3-3.1 times in preorbital snout length and 2.1-3.5% of total length. Mouth fairly long, somewhat greater than eye length and 2.5-3.7 of total length. Teeth molariform and asymmetric, with cusp reduced to a low point, cusplets absent except in very young individuals. Length of interdorsal space 18-22% of total length. Length of 1st dorsal anterior margin 12-14% of total legth. Length of anterior margin of pelvic fins 6.8-8.4% of total length. Number of precaudal centra 73-80. Colour grey or grey-brown above, light below, no white or dark spots or dark bars. Size of adults 65-101 cm.
habitats An very common western Pacific temperate and tropical inshore bottom-dwelling shark, found down to at least 51 m depth. Viviparous species, with a yolk-sac placenta; number of embryos 5-16 per litter, with larger adults having larger litters of embryos. L 
Distribution Distributed in western north Pacific, including the coastal and inshore area of Japan, Korea, China (including Taiwan) and Viet Nam. 
Utility Regularly fished off Japan, China and Taiwan by bottom trawler or bottom longline. Utilized for human consumption.