Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Elasmobranchii > Order: Carcharhiniformes > Family: Triakidae > Genus: Mustelus > Species: Mustelus mustelus

Gray mouth dog - Mustelus mustelus (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Vulnerable (IUCN)
Protected by 1 international agreement
Natura 2000 species code 5744


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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

The EU conservation status is assessed for species mentioned in the EU Habitats Directive annexes. The EU Habitats Directive does not cover this species.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Boca blanca Spanish Fishbase
Caçao Portuguese Fishbase
Cação-liso Portuguese Fishbase
Caneja Portuguese Fishbase
Caneja-lisa Portuguese Fishbase
Chien de mer French Fishbase
Drossitis Greek Fishbase
Émissole lisse French Fishbase
Émissole lisse commune French Fishbase
Galéos French Fishbase
Galeos Greek Fishbase
Gat roumillon French Fishbase
gemeiner südlicher Glatthai German Fishbase
Gladde haai Dutch Fishbase
Glathaj Danish Fishbase
Glatthai German Fishbase
Glatthai Norwegian Fishbase
Glatthaj Swedish Fishbase
Gray mouth dog English Fishbase
Griso galeos Greek Fishbase
Kärppähai Finnish Fishbase
Köpek baligi Turkish Fishbase
Lentillat French Fishbase
Mazzola Maltese Fishbase
Mazzola bla xewka Maltese Fishbase
Mazzola tat-tbajja Maltese Fishbase
Missole French Fishbase
Musola Spanish Fishbase
Musola gavatia Spanish Fishbase
Musola pintada Spanish Fishbase
Musola vera Spanish Fishbase
Mustel Romanian Fishbase
Mustel siwy a. siwosz Polish Fishbase
Mustèle vulgaire French Fishbase
navadni morski pes Slovenian Fishbase
Palloun French Fishbase
Palomb Albanian Fishbase
Palombo Italian Fishbase
Pas cukov Serbian Fishbase
Pas glusac Serbian Fishbase
Pas mekus Serbian Fishbase
Peshk pellumb Albanian Fishbase
Smooth dogfish English Fishbase
Smooth hound English Fishbase
Smooth-hound English Fishbase
Smoothhound English Fishbase
Stellate smooth-hound English Fishbase
Sweet William English Fishbase
Zaghrun Maltese Fishbase
Synonym Author
Mustelus vulgaris Cloquet, 1821
Mustellus levis (Risso, 1820)
Mustelus equestris Bonaparte, 1834
Mustelus canis (non Mitchill, 1815)
Squalus mustelus Linnaeus, 1758
Mustelus laevis Linck, 1790
Galeus laevis Risso, 1820

Other resources

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PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia
WoRMS World Register of Marine Species

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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