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Piked Dogfish
Characteristics
Scientific Name:
Squalus acanthias
Family Name:
Squalidae
Size:
average 3-4 feet (0.9-1.2 m)
Weight:
7kg
Life Span:
25-100 years
Diet:
mostly fish, but also eats squid and octopus
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Piked Dogfish

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Piked Dogfish Description
  A moderately large, slender and very abundant dogfish with two spined dorsal fins, no anal fin and narrow rounded snout. Spine of first dorsal fin shorter than that of second; origin of first spine behind the pectoral free tips. Caudal fin without subterminal notch; keels present on lower caudal peduncle. Well-developed precaudal pit on dorsum. Upper and lower leeth rather similar and with oblique cusps.  
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