nursehound

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Related to Bull huss: smooth hound, Greater spotted dogfish

nursehound

(ˈnɜːsˌhaʊnd)
n
(Animals) a species of European dogfish, Scyliorrhinus caniculus
[C20: nurse (shark) + hound1]
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From the off their rods were bending with various summer species including bull huss, conger eels and three different species of ray and, of course, the usual barrage of dog fish.
This was a great day out fishing and it saw the team take plenty of species which included dabs, whiting, dogfish, Mackerel, bull huss and gurnard.
Steven Brooks, who had landed a personal best bull huss of 9lb 11oz a week ago, and Paul Edwards headed back over to Silloth and where soon into action with dogfish and dabs when Brooks' rod went and he was soon into quite a struggle, not knowing if his light gear would take the strain, but with Edwards doing the netting a delighted Brooks upped his personal best huss to 15lb 14oz, an exceptional fish from the shore.
I lost count after nine - mackerel, whiting, grey gurnard, tub gurnard, haddock, dogfish, spurdog, tope and bull huss.
Adrian Brown and his son Oli travelled over to Luce Bay where they had a great time fishing from On Yer Marks, taking tope to over 30lb, best 36lb, bull huss to 15lb, loads of spurdog to 17lb and pollock to 8lb, along with many other species.
Keelan landed bull huss, conger, cod, rockling, pouting and dogfish before latching on to the prize catch of the day, a 20lb 8oz thornback ray.
To which family of fish do the dogfish and bull huss belong?
Wayne Comben and Graeme Pullen were chugging along in their boat looking for small tope and bull huss when the beast suddenly broke the surface and went into a feeding frenzy on their bait.
Within the bay itself, there are numerous species including rays, conger, bull huss, many types of flatfish, pollack, monkfish etc.
Gwent SAC managed to find a lull in the wind at Marcross this week where Bridgend-based Mike Mather won the match with two smooth hounds, a dogfish, a codling &and a bull huss for 8.41kg.
Thornback ray of 10lb, along with quality bull huss have been taken this week.