smooth dogfish

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Noun1.smooth dogfish - small bottom-dwelling shark found along both Atlantic coastssmooth dogfish - small bottom-dwelling shark found along both Atlantic coasts
dogfish - any of several small sharks
family Triakidae, Triakidae - small sharks with smooth skins and lacking spines on their dorsal fins
Mustelus mustelus, smoothhound, smoothhound shark - smooth dogfish of European coastal waters
American smooth dogfish, Mustelus canis - found along the Atlantic coast of the Americas
Florida smoothhound, Mustelus norrisi - found from the northern Gulf of Mexico to Brazil
reef whitetip shark, Triaenodon obseus, whitetip shark - smooth dogfish of Pacific and Indian Oceans and Red Sea having white-tipped dorsal and caudal fins
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smooth dogfish and Florida/Gulf smoothhound) Predorsal ridge present; second dorsal fin slightly smaller than first dorsal fin and much larger than anal fin; max.
A similar cousin, the smooth dogfish, which has no spine, is more of a warmer water shark, reported typically on the south side of the Cape.
"This unlucky smooth dogfish couldn't resist the menhaden used as bait and fell victim to one of the top predators in the bay.
Catches of Atlantic sharpnose shark (Rhizoprionodon terraenovae) and smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis) were significantly reduced with magnetic hook-and-line treatments, whereas catches of spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) and clearnose skate (Raja eglanteria) were not.
Four species (red grouper, Atlantic sharpnose shark, smooth dogfish, Mustelus canis; and red snapper) accounted for 83% of the released alive category.
- that allows fishermen catching smooth dogfish off the North Carolina coast to bring in fins separately.
"The narrow sub-second time window in which this bilateral detection causes the turn response corresponds well with the swimming speed and odour patch dispersal physics of our shark species," known as Mustelus canis or the smooth dogfish, said Jayne Gardiner of the University of South Florida.
Sharks, state waters: 54-inch minimum for all sharks except Atlantic sharpnose, blacknose, bonnethead, finetooth, blacktip and smooth dogfish; removal of heads and tails at sea prohibited; hook-and-line gear only.
I caught one smooth dogfish. That common small shark was beyond what this boy from Worcester's East Side had ever dreamed of catching.
Smooth dogfish (also referred to as Dusky smoothhound) Mustelus canis canis
Abstract--The northwest Atlantic population of smooth dogfish (Mustelus canis) ranges from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to South Carolina.
Day(1) Dusk Night Morning Species n = 66 n = 77 n = 61 n = 65 Blacknose 0.152 0.117 0.262 0.354 Finetooth 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.062 Atlantic sharpnose 1.182 1.675 2.525 2.846 Bignose 0.0 0.013 0.0 0.0 Spinner 0.030 0.039 0.066 0.046 Silky 0.030 0.052 0.0 0.031 Bull 0.045 0.013 0.049 0.015 Blacktip 0.212 0.065 0.131 0.246 Dusky 0.030 0.013 0.0 0.0 Sandbar 0.106 0.130 0.295 0.200 Tiger 0.348 0.195 0.213 0.369 Nurse 0.015 0.039 0.049 0.031 Sand tiger 0.0 0.0 0.033 0.015 Scalloped hammerhead 0.045 0.078 0.033 0.092 Great hammerhead 0.015 0.052 0.098 0.062 Smooth dogfish 0.0 0.0 0.164 0.464 Spiny dogfish 30.000 0.104 0.016 0.077