spiny dogfish

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Noun1.spiny dogfish - small bottom-dwelling dogfishesspiny dogfish - small bottom-dwelling dogfishes  
dogfish - any of several small sharks
family Squalidae, Squalidae - dogfishes having a spine in each dorsal fin
Atlantic spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias - destructive dogfish of the Atlantic coastal waters of America and Europe; widely used in anatomy classes
Pacific spiny dogfish, Squalus suckleyi - dogfish of Pacific coast of North America
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Looking at decades of data from the Gulf of Maine, researchers found that between the 1970s and 2000s, human fishing practices altered mercury levels in Atlantic cod and spiny dogfish. Meanwhile, rising water temperatures caused mercury levels in Atlantic bluefin tuna to increase by an estimated 56%.
These spiny dogfish are a threatened species after years of over-fishing and, although they are abundant in a few areas, schemes such as the Scottish Shark Tagging Programme and the Luce Bay Tagathon are required to track the health of the population.
Almost 60% of these animals were either lesser spotted dogfish, spotted ratfish or spiny dogfish.
In the UK the spiny dogfish, which is in the shark family and classed as vulnerable, is sold in chip shops under the more appetising name of rock salmon.
And overfish the spiny dogfish to the extent their survival as a species is severely compromised?
Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Maine studying the physiology of spiny dogfish sharks.
Abstract--Recently, it has been suggested that spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias) in the western North Atlantic Ocean have a shorter gestation period than the widely cited 2 years, have an asynchronous reproductive cycle, and carry pups in various stages of development.
When prepared as food, the spiny dogfish is given what name?
There are no recreational restrictions for Spiny Dogfish
Pacific spiny dogfish, Squalus suckleyi (hereafter termed "spiny dogfish"), is a species of Squali form shark found throughout the
Those characteristically from shelf break area, usually included in the incidental captures, were the argentine goatfish (Mullus argentinae), grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus), whitemouth croaker (Micropogonias furnieri), flounders (Paralichthys spp.), spiny dogfish (Squalus spp.) and bluewing searobin (Prionotus punctatus).