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gummy

1. Austral a small crustacean-eating shark, Mustelus antarcticus, with bony ridges resembling gums in its mouth
2. NZ an old ewe that has lost its incisor teeth
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Gillnet mesh selectivities for gummy shark, Mustelus antarcticus Gunther, taken in south-eastern Australian waters.
Krill, squid, toothed whales, Australian sea lions, sharks and seabirds are attracted to upwelling in the Kangaroo Island Pool off South Australia, and it is a spawning ground for giant crab, southern rock lobster and gummy shark.
Aspects of the reproductive biology of the gummy shark, Mustelus antarcticus Gunther, from waters off the south coast of Western Australia.