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smoothhound

[smooth -hound] /ˈsmuðˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
a smooth dogfish, especially Mustelus mustelus, inhabiting waters along the coast of Europe.
Also called smoothhound shark.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; smooth + hound1
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  • Typical estuarine fish include brown smoothhound, pile surfperch and white croaker.
  • Of course these small fish provide food for predators, such as the gray smoothhound shark and round stingrays.
  • Brown smoothhound sharks also take advantage of the abundance of fish and crustaceans.

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