Spiny Dogfish

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Spiny Dogfish

 

(Acanthias acanthias), a fish of the suborder Selachoidei. Body length, up to 2 m; weight, up to 15 kg. The spiny dogfish is distributed in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans. In the USSR it is found in the Barents and Black seas, as well as in the seas of the Far East. The fish has commercial value.