Data underlying the publication: Sex differentiation in seasonal distribution of the starry smooth‐hound Mustelus asterias



The data underlies the publication (Brevé et al. 2020). This data set has data on reported recaptures.
Between 2011 and 2019, almost 4000 starry smooth-hound sharks (Mustelus asterias) were tagged in the Netherlands.
The total number of reported recaptures was 220 (4.9%: Table 1): 114 females (50-124 cm LT), 102 males (47-105 cm LT), and 4 non-sexed (56-100 cm LT).
Date made available26 Feb 2021
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Temporal coverage2011 - 2019
Geographical coverage The Netherlands, mainly near the sea arm Oosterschelde, The Greater North Sea and the Gulf of Biscay


  • elasmobranchs
  • Greater North Sea
  • mark-recapture programme
  • seasonal migration
  • sharks

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