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or smooth·hound (smo͞oth′hound′)
Any of various bottom-dwelling sharks of the genus Mustelus, having a slender body and a large second dorsal fin.
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a smooth dogfish, esp. Mustelus mustelus, of European shores. Also, smooth′hound shark′.
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Noun1.smoothhound - smooth dogfish of European coastal waterssmoothhound - smooth dogfish of European coastal waters
smooth dogfish - small bottom-dwelling shark found along both Atlantic coasts
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Gwent SAC fished a roving match with Mike Mather taking the honours with a single Smoothhound and dogfish for 4.30kgs.
Bootle's Kev Haworth is a local angler who loves the fishing on the Mersey and recently he took to the beach at New Brighton to experience for the first time capturing his first smoothhound.
According to the Shark Research Institute, female common smoothhound sharks can reach at least 5.4ft in length, while males reach 3.6ft.
1st T Dalton 3cod 1wr 8lb1 5oz 2nd R Miller h/f smoothhound 5lb 4.5oz 3rd M Smith 3flr 3lb 10oz 4th G Beckett 3mck 1flr 3lb 4.5oz 5th A Burton 1flr 1lb 1.5oz.
In addition, grey smoothhound, Mustelus californicus, round stingray, Urobatis halleri, california butterfly ray, Gymnura marmorata, bat ray, Myliobatis californica, and the rare southern invader, longtail goby, Ctenogobius sagittula, were taken.
From the shore, Stinger Rays to 150lb were amongst many other species of Ray's, Smoothhound, Catfish and further catches of Raggy Tooth Shark to 200lb.
All ridqeback sharks are prohibited, except for Tiger, Oceanic Whitetip, or Smoothhound Sharks
Surfer Mr Thomson, 30, was bitten by a smoothhound in Bantham.
A 3ft starry smoothhound jumped into their inflatable dinghy off Sussex and the lads spent a frightening five minutes whacking the shark until they were sure it was dead.
The slow growth and late age at maturity of the narrownose smoothhound indicate a need for additional conservation measures to rebuild the population and achieve a sustainable fishery in the 3 countries in which it is distributed.
Harley Thompson (left) with the best of his smoothhound haul at Skegness; above, Rob Parker with his 21.75lb cod caught aboard JFK TWO
brown smoothhound, Mustelus henlei), which possess an anal fin and do not have dorsal fin spines.