Squalidae

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Squalidae

[′skwā·lə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
The spiny dogfishes, a family of squaloid elasmobranchs recognized by their well-developed fin spines.
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The research team performed the sensory experiments on smooth dogfish sharks (Mustelus canis), a small species fairly common in waters off New England.
The shark fin trade - responsible for the killing up to 73 million sharks annually - and global demand for shark meat continue to threaten scalloped hammerhead, oceanic white tip, porbeagle and spiny dogfish sharks.
Parties failed to accept proposals to list the threatened hammerhead, oceanic whitetip, and spiny dogfish sharks.
Spiny dogfish sharks, which failed by a vote of 60 for, 67 against and 11 abstentions.
The gift shop features wacky treasures and treats including dogfish sharks in a jar and chocolate covered insects.
Additionally, electropositive metals have been shown to deter spiny dogfish sharks (Squalus acanthias) from baits in both laboratory (Stoner and Kaimmer, 2008) and field experiments (Kaimmer and Stoner, 2008).
The porbeagle and spiny dogfish sharks - the latter a staple ingredient of 'fish and chips' since most Atlantic cod stocks collapsed - have been depleted by European seafood markets.
Porbeagle sharks, cousins of the great white shark, and spiny dogfish sharks, which are known to live over 80 years.
The scalloped hammerhead, oceanic whitetip, porbeagle and spiny dogfish sharks are all being proposed for closer monitoring.
The European Union also submitted proposals for the listing of porbeagle and spiny dogfish sharks.
Electropositive metals (generally mixtures of the lanthanide elements praseodymium, neodymium, cerium, lanthanum, samarium, and yttrium) rouse juvenile lemon sharks (Negaprion brevirostris), nurse sharks (Ginglymostoma cirratum), and spiny dogfish sharks (Squalus acanthias) from tonic immobility when brought close to the head (Stoner and Kaimmer, 2008).