smooth hound

Related to smooth hound: Mustelus

smooth hound

n
(Animals) any of several small sharks of the genus Mustelus, esp M. mustelus, a species of North Atlantic coastal regions: family Triakidae. See also dogfish3
[C17: from hound(fish); so called because it has no dorsal spines]
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There are high expectations for this match as the beach has been throwing out large numbers of Smooth Hound throughout the summer.
Down on the Holderness coasts a few bass to 9lb have been taken along with a few rays, dogfish and smooth hound.
Hartlepool Marina often welcomes a stray seal or a moon jelly fish, but a more recent and rare visitor has been a Starry Smooth Hound. If he had been one of his larger cousins, he may have caused more of a commotion.
Dave Delaney of Walker fished the rock marks along the Solway and had cracking sport, taking smooth hound to 8lb and rays to 7lb, topping it all with a first ever tope of 14.8lb.
A surprise halibut of 2lb-plus was taken from Roker Pier and, a little further south, a smooth hound was taken from Seaham North Pier.
And it is exactly what Andy Collins was using when he pulled in this cracking 13lb starry smooth hound on a recent outing.
Four ships C.V ACX Marguerite, C.V CMA CGM Coral, M.V Ju Da and M.T Smooth Hound carrying containers, 49,462 tones canola seeds and 33,000 tones diesel oil are expected to take berths at container terminal, Multi Purpose terminal and Fotco oil terminal respectively on Wednesday.
These eight papers from international contributors cover such issues as phenolic compounds, toxic metals in foods of animal origin, alcoholic fermentation stabilized by pulsed electric light fields and sulfur dioxide, the chemistry of defective coffee beans, the stability of tomato carotenoids during processing and storage, and the promise of protease from the intestine of the smooth hound fish which is oxidant-stable and has a with low molecular weight.
Managing partner Frankie Hobro said the fish which died was one of four female and two male Starry smooth hound sharks.
Other sharks found around Wales include the Tope and the Porbeagle.: There are 22 known types of sharks patrolling the waters off the Welsh coast:Welsh sharks include: Smooth hound Feeds on: Crustaceans and small fish including mackerel Grows: Up to 1.20m long Risk to humans: Zero out of 10 Danger factor: They are said to be too stupid to be any danger.
The common smooth hound (Mustelus mustelus) has smooth, flattened teeth that enable it to crush hard prey such as mollusks and crustaceans.
Museum curator Josie Sutherland said that while other species housed in the showpiece 800,000 litre tank, such as dogfish and starry smooth hound fish, had been successfully bred, no tope shark offspring had been produced from the group of around ten males and females.