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spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)
Subject: spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)
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Acanthias vulgaris - 1700-1880 - Print - Iconographia Zoologica - Special Collections University of Amsterdam - UBA01 IZ14100145.jpg
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spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias)

Acanthias vulgaris
Date 1700-1880
Source/Photographer Iconographia Zoologica

The spiny dogfish, spurdog, mud shark, or piked dogfish (Squalus acanthias) is one of the best known species of the Squalidae (dogfish) family of sharks, which is part of the Squaliformes order. It is found mostly in shallow waters and further offshore in most parts of the world, especially in temperate waters.

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