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spurdog Spurdog

Alternative Name
 Spiny dogfish/Piked dogfish
Irish Name Fíogach Gobach
Latin Name Squalus acanthias
Environment Pelagic
Importance Commercial
Depth(m) 0-1500
Max Length(cm) 160
Benthopelagic

Southern Greenland and Iceland southward to Madeira and Morocco, Mediterranean, Black Sea

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