Gummy Shark

Mustelus antarcticus
Gummy Shark - Marinewise © 2024 MarineWise

Quick Facts

Scientific name Mustelus antarcticus
Other names Australian Smooth Hound, Eastern Spotted Gummy Shark, Flake, Smooth Dog-shark, Sweet William, Whitespotted Gummy Shark
Size Up to 1.85 m (6 ft)
Weight Up to 25 kg (55 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Shallow coastal areas like estuaries to deeper offshore waters on the continental slope
Depth Range 1 - 400 m (3 - 1,312 ft)
Gummy Shark Distribution