spurdog


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spurdog

(ˈspɜːdɒɡ)
n
(Animals) another name for dogfish2
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On a recent trip in Luce Bay, my pals caught a boatload of superb spurdog after half an hour of feathering got enough mackerel for the day's bait.
The greeneye spurdog -- newly classified as endangered -- has a gestation period of nearly three years, the longest in the animal kingdom.
The main species were smaller sharks such as smooth-hound and spurdog and, in fresh water, carp and pike.
Traditionally dumped as by-catch by US east coast fisheries, it is ironic that despite a cataclysmic decline in population the "spurdog" now seems to represent a significant proportion of remaining biomass for area fisherman to bring to market.
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.
y In October 2008 a man, aged 39, was rescued from the sea after an encounter with a spurdog off Mewstone Rock, Devon.
The movements of three species of electrosensitive elasmobranchs (thornback ray (Raja clavata), spurdog (Squalus acanthias), and small-spotted catshark (Scyliorhinus canicula)) in enclosed mesocosms off Scotland containing either energized or unenergized cables were characterized [23].
Age, growth, reproduction and feeding of the spurdog (Squalus acanthias Linnaeus, 1758) in the southeastern Black Sea.