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dogfish

any small cartilaginous fish of the family Scyllidae; a small shark.
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Over the past few months, as many as 2,000 leopard sharks have died in the San Francisco Bay area.
In other parts of North America, several sharks have been reported inhabiting Eelgrass habitat, including Sandbar Sharks (Carcharhinus milberti) in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland and Virginia (Orth and Heck 1980), Leopard Sharks (Triakis semifasciata) in Humboldt Bay, California (Ebert and Ebert 2005), and Gray Smooth-hound Sharks (Mustelus californicus) in Bolsa Chica, Orange County, California (Espinoza and others 2011).
By comparison, Group 2 did not contain bay pipefish, but included all other species plus leopard shark, bat ray (Myliobatis californica), American shad (Alosa sapidissima), threadfin shad, common carp, Sacramento sucker, longfin smelt, threespine stickleback (Gasterosteus aculeatus), striped bass, shiner perch (Cymatogaster aggregata), and shimofuri goby.
The scam involved using lowly-paid teenagers to poach baby leopard sharks from San Francisco Bay, and Thompson and his followers charged buyers pounds 10 and pounds 18 per fish.
These include: bat ray, Myliobatis californica; shovelnose guitarfish, Rhinobatos productus; leopard shark, Triakis semifasciata; gray smoothhound, Mustelus californicus; brown smoothhound, Mustelus henlei; thornback.
It uses your iPhone's camera to let you see what it's like having a fully formed leopard shark swimming around your living room.
After about 20 minutes of playing like preschoolers in finger paints, we look deeper, beyond the initial glow, and notice subtleties: the streak of darting baitfish or, for the lucky few, the undersea comet of a bat ray or leopard shark.
Thompson's gang is estimated to have netted $1.2m (pounds 600,000) which would make it the biggest baby leopard shark poaching ring in the US.
On 10 July 1999, vertebrae bearing an oxytetracycline (OTC) time mark were retrieved from a tagged leopard shark (Triakis semifasciata) recaptured in San Francisco Bay, CA, after being at liberty for almost 20 years.
Yet, a zebra shark, also known as a leopard shark, has proven that the species can, in fact, reproduce without the assistance of a male partner.
Rev Thompson's gang is estimated to have netted $1.2m (pounds 600,000) - which would make it the biggest baby leopard shark poaching ring in the US.