Definitions

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  • noun Squalus, a genus of dogfish sharks.

Etymologies

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spur +‎ dog

Examples

  • Coal fish (Pollachius virens; new ecords of spawning fish), Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), spurdog (Squalus acanthias)

    Past variability in Arctic marine systems

  • The United States also supported protections for a number of sharks; the Oceanic whitetip, dusky, sandbar, spurdog, porbeagle and scalloped, smooth and great hammerheads.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The United States also supported protections for a number of sharks; the Oceanic whitetip, dusky, sandbar, spurdog, porbeagle and scalloped, smooth and great hammerheads.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • The United States also supported protections for a number of sharks; the Oceanic whitetip, dusky, sandbar, spurdog, porbeagle and scalloped, smooth and great hammerheads.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • "Ending fisheries for critically endangered porbeagle and spurdog will allow European populations to recover while enhancing the EU's ability to promote conservation of the species on a global scale," said Fordham.

    EurActiv.com

  • Describing the Council's decision to end all fishing for porbeagle sharks and reduce by 90% fishing quotas for spurdog as "a solid performance on the first big test of the new EU Action Plan for Sharks,"

    EurActiv.com

  • As a result, some of these beautiful species are threatened with extinction, such as the spurdog we see here.

    euronews

  • In the case of the spurdog - a species of dogfish shark - gestation is two years, the longest of any animal.

    EUobserver.com - Headline News

  • But fishing for endangered porbeagle and spurdog sharks will be banned.

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • Properly called the spiny dogfish or spurdog (Squalus acanthias), the chippy's favoured shark is more usually labelled as rock salmon.

    UnderwaterTimes.com News of the Underwater World

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