nursehound


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nursehound

(ˈnɜːsˌhaʊnd)
n
(Animals) a species of European dogfish, Scyliorrhinus caniculus
[C20: nurse (shark) + hound1]
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A nursehound is a species of what type of marine creature?
SOME call it a greater spotted dogfish or a nursehound - but it is better known as a bull huss, a member of the shark family.
Moreover, treatment with anaesthetics has been shown to have no effect on the SMR of little skate (Raja erinacea; Hove and Moss, 1997) or nursehound (Scyliorhinus stellaris; Baumgarten-Schumann and Piiper, 1968).
They were put into separate artificial incubators and are due to emerge in four months as perfect lesser spotted nursehound sharks.