a smooth dogfish, especially Mustelus mustelus, inhabiting waters along the coast of Europe.
Also called smoothhound shark.

1595–1605; smooth + hound1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Example sentences
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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