from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of sharks including certain of the smooth dogfishes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The typical genus of Mustelinæ or Mustelidæ spineless dogfishes.
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- n. smooth dogfishes
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"The narrow sub-second time window in which this bilateral detection causes the turn response corresponds well with the swimming speed and odour patch dispersal physics of our shark species," known as Mustelus canis or the smooth dogfish, said Jayne Gardiner of the University of South Florida.
The Mustelus hacat lives in the ocean's depths feeding on shellfish and shrimp, "Perez said, adding:" They have very, very small teeth.
Perez and his colleagues named the shark Mustelus hacat, a term that apparently means "shark" in alocal dialect.
2006 - A new species of shark, Mustelus hacat, is discovered in Mexico's Sea of Cortez, bringing the number of Mustelus species found in the eastern North Pacific to