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Elkhorn Slough Elasmobranch Project
Species List: Gray Smoothhound

  • Found in the slough during winter and early spring, but rarely in other parts of the year (Talent, 1985)
  • Feed mainly on small to medium sized crabs in the slough, and occasionally on burrowing organisms such as the fat innkeeper worm and ghost shrimp (Talent, 1982)
  • No seasonal change in length frequency. (Talent, 1985)
  • Gravid females contain between 3-16 embryos, however, no full-term embryos were found (Talent, 1985)

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