LATIN NAME: Mustelus asterias
This is a grey shark with white dots on its back. It has a more flexible body than other sharks.
The starry smooth-hound shark lives in coastal waters at depths of between 5 and 200 metres, on gravel or sandy bottoms.
The young feed mainly on crustaceans. Adults move on to fish.
They measure between 100 and 150 cm and can weigh up to 4.8 kg.