Another term for spur-dog.
- To date, the researchers have succeeded in outfitting spiny dogfish, a small shark species, with neural implants and stimulating the brain region sensitive to smell.
- In the UK, don't buy ‘rock salmon’ - it could be spiny dogfish.
- Many elasmobranchs may use a combination of these behaviors, such as the spiny dogfish, S. acanthus, which uses all three mechanisms variably to capture prey depending on prey size.
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