Australian Grey Smooth-hound, also known as the Grey Gummy Shark, is endemic to Australia in deep coastal waters in the eastern Indian Ocean and the western central Pacific Ocean at depths of 100 m to 300 m.
Biology and Behaviour
Australian grey smooth-hounds have a narrow white tip and thin pale margin on their first dorsal fin, a dusky tip on their second dorsal fin and a black tip on the end of their caudal lobe.
Males can grow up to 68.3 cm in length while females can reach up to 78.8 cm long.
Reproduction and Lifespan
There is very little known about the Australian grey smooth-hound.
Conservation and Tourism
The IUCN lists Australian grey smooth-hound as least concern, but in 1993 shark fishing was prohibited at Steep Point, Australia.
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