Starry SmoothHound - Mustelus Asterias
Bass / Beam
Suitable DisplayReef Tank
The Starry Smoothhound, a member of the shark family, is brown with numerous pale spots along its flanks just above the lateral line.
This distinguishes it from the common Smooth Hound.
Starries are bottom living sharks which occur on a wide variety of seabed types but are most commonly encountered on sand or gravel at depths between 1-50m,. It feeds on a range of bottom-living invertebrates, especially crabs, shrimps, molluscs and worms and also some small fish.
Give birth to live pups and normally have litters between 7 / 15 pups.