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Spiny dogfish

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  • Variants

    • Acanthias americanus
    • Acanthias antiguorum
    • Acanthias commun
    • Acanthias lebruni
    • Acanthias linnei
    • Acanthias sucklii
    • Acanthias vulgaris
    • Blue dog (Fish)
    • Common spiny fish
    • Darwen salmon
    • Grayfish
    • Pacific dogfish
    • Picked dogfish
    • Piked dogfish
    • Rock salmon
    • Southern spiny dogfish
    • Spiked dogfish
    • Spiky dog (Fish)
    • Spinax mediterraneus
    • Spinax suckleyi
    • Spotted spiny dogfish
    • Spring dogfish
    • Spur dog (Fish)
    • Spurdog (Fish)
    • Squalus acanthias
    • Squalus barbouri
    • Squalus fernandinus
    • Squalus kirki
    • Squalus suckleyi
    • Squalus wakiyae
    • Squalus whitleyi
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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Grayfish
    • Squalus acanthias
  • Sources

    • found: Spiny dogfish fishery management plan, 1998:p. 3 (spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias))
    • found: FishBase WWW, via WWW, Nov. 2, 1998:taxonomy (Squalus acanthias. Fishbase name: Picked dogfish. Synonyms: Acanthias americanus, Acanthias antiguorum, Acanthias commun, Acanthias lebruni, Acanthias linnei, Acanthias sucklii, Acanthias vulgaris, Spinax mediterraneus, Spinax suckleyi, Squalus barbouri, Squalus fernandinus, Squalus kirki, Squalus suckleyi, Squalus wakiyae, Squalus whitleyi. Common names: Picked dogfish (FAO preferred name), Spiny dogfish (American Fisheries Society preferred name), Spurdog, Spring dogfish, Common spiny fish, Blue dog, Darwen salmon, Rock salmon, Piked dogfish, Southern spiny dogfish, Spurdog, Spiky dog, Spotted spiny dogfish, Pacific dogfish, Grayfish, Dogfish)
    • found: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Seafood list, via WWW, Nov. 2, 1998(Market name: Shark, Dogfish. Scientific name: Squalus acanthias. Common name: Spiny dogfish. Vernacular names: Spring dogfish, Spiked dogfish, Grayfish, Spur dog, Picked dogfish)
    • found: A list of common and scientific names of fishes from the U.S. and Canada, 1970:index (grayfish, see dogfish) p. 11 (Spiny dogfish, Squalus acanthias)
    • found: Web. 3(spiny dogfish: any of various dogfishes constituting the family Squalidae ... a: a common very destructive dogfish (Squalus acanthias) of both coasts of the No. Atlantic ... b.: a similar dogfish (Squalus suckleyi) of the Pacific coast of No. America; grayfish 1: Pollack; esp.: a young pollack; 2: a dogfish--used esp. as a market name)
    • found: Fishbase WWW, via WWW, March 5, 1999(Grayfish. A common name for Alopias vulpinus (thresher shark) and Squalus acanthias (picked dogfish))
    • found: FDA Seafood list, via WWW, March 5, 1999(Grayfish. Vernacular name for Mustelus canis (smooth dogfish) and Squalus acanthias (spiny dogfish). Market name for both of these species: Shark, Dogfish)
    • found: The grayfish, 1916:p. 2 ("... the early reputation of the grayfish was based not on its high quality as a food but on its destructive habits ... no name was too bad to apply to it, and the mildest one in common use is 'dogfish.' That is a poor one to conjure with ... it is desirable to call it something else, and grayfish has been selected as obviously appropriate.")
    • found: Random House(spiny dogfish, any of several dogfish sharks of the genus Squalus ... esp. S. acanthias; grayfish, a name used in marketing for any of several American sharks, esp. the dogfishes of the genus Squalus)
  • LC Classification

    • QL638.95.S84
  • Change Notes

    • 2003-06-25: new
    • 2003-07-31: revised
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