Scyllium catudus
Dogfish Dog"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) 1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera {Mustelus}, {Scyllium}, {Spinax}, etc. [1913 Webster]

Note: The European spotted dogfishes ({Scyllium catudus}, and {Scyllium canicula}) are very abundant; the American smooth, or blue dogfish is {Mustelus canis}; the common picked, or horned dogfish ({Squalus acanthias}) abundant on both sides of the Atlantic. [1913 Webster]

2. The bowfin ({Amia calva}). See {Bowfin}. [1913 Webster]

3. The burbot of Lake Erie. [1913 Webster]


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  • Scyllium canicula — Dogfish Dog fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera {Mustelus}, {Scyllium}, {Spinax}, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The European spotted dogfishes ({Scyllium catudus}, and {Scyllium canicula}) are very abundant; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amia calva — Dogfish Dog fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera {Mustelus}, {Scyllium}, {Spinax}, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The European spotted dogfishes ({Scyllium catudus}, and {Scyllium canicula}) are very abundant; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dogfish — Dog fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera {Mustelus}, {Scyllium}, {Spinax}, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The European spotted dogfishes ({Scyllium catudus}, and {Scyllium canicula}) are very abundant; the American… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mustelus canis — Dogfish Dog fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera {Mustelus}, {Scyllium}, {Spinax}, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The European spotted dogfishes ({Scyllium catudus}, and {Scyllium canicula}) are very abundant; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Squalus acanthias — Dogfish Dog fish , n. (Zo[ o]l.) 1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera {Mustelus}, {Scyllium}, {Spinax}, etc. [1913 Webster] Note: The European spotted dogfishes ({Scyllium catudus}, and {Scyllium canicula}) are very abundant; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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