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dog·fish

 (dôg′fĭsh′, dŏg′-)
n. pl. dogfish or dog·fish·es
1. Any of various small sharks chiefly of the family Squalidae, often occurring in large schools.
2. See bowfin.
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dogfish

(ˈdɒɡˌfɪʃ)
n, pl -fish or -fishes
1. (Animals) any of several small spotted European sharks, esp Scyliorhinus caniculus (lesser spotted dogfish): family Scyliorhinidae
2. (Animals) any small shark of the family Squalidae, esp Squalus acanthias (spiny dogfish), typically having a spine on each dorsal fin
3. (Animals) any small smooth-skinned shark of the family Triakidae, esp Mustelus canis (smooth dogfish or smooth hound)
4. (Animals) a less common name for the bowfin
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dog•fish

(ˈdɔgˌfɪʃ, ˈdɒg-)

n., pl. (esp. collectively) -fish, (esp. for kinds or species) -fish•es.
1. any of several small sharks, esp. of the genera Mustelus and Squalus, that are destructive to food fishes.
2. any of various other fishes, as the bowfin.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dogfish - primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal findogfish - primitive long-bodied carnivorous freshwater fish with a very long dorsal fin; found in sluggish waters of North America
ganoid, ganoid fish - primitive fishes having thick bony scales with a shiny covering
Amia, genus Amia - type genus of the Amiidae
2.dogfish - any of several small sharks
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
smooth dogfish - small bottom-dwelling shark found along both Atlantic coasts
spiny dogfish - small bottom-dwelling dogfishes
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Translations

dogfish

[ˈdɒgfɪʃ] N (dogfish or dogfishes (pl)) → perro m marino, cazón m
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dogfish

[ˈdɒgfɪʃ] nroussette fdog food nnourriture f pour chiens
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She has twelve mis-shapen feet, and six necks of the most prodigious length; and at the end of each neck she has a frightful head with three rows of teeth in each, all set very close together, so that they would crunch any one to death in a moment, and she sits deep within her shady cell thrusting out her heads and peering all round the rock, fishing for dolphins or dogfish or any larger monster that she can catch, of the thousands with which Amphitrite teems.
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Staff were thrilled when they saw their lesser spotted dogfish laying eggs over Easter.
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The velvet dogfish (Zameus squamulosus) is a dark, nondescript shark species with a wide distribution along the margins of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian ocean basins and at a number of insular regions, including the Canary Islands, Hawaii, Japan, New Zealand, Okinawa, and Palau (Compagno, 1984; Taniuchi and Garrick, 1986; Yano and Kugai, 1993; Wetherbee and Crow, 1996; Pajuelo et al., 2010).
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In this region, North Pacific Spiny Dogfish (Squalus suckleyi Girard 1854; Ebert and others 2010), hereafter Spiny Dogfish, are currently considered an abundant upper trophic level predator (Harvey and others 2010).