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Starry Smoothhound
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Mustelus asterias
Family Name:
Triakidae
Size:
100 cm
Weight:
26 lb (12 kg).
Color:
grey to greyish brown with white on its belly. Also has pale spots on its flanks
Diet:
crustaceans
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Starry Smoothhound

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Starry Smoothhound Description
  A member of the shark family with a pointed head, oval eyes, and 5 gills. The skin colour is grey on its back going down to a white belly. It is distinguishable from the Common Smooth hound as it is covered by lots of small white spots. Sandy gravel bottoms are its main habitat where it can find crustaceans to eat.  
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