Its small quadrate teeth are very much like those of the dogfish, their tips so turned aside as to form a cutting edge.
Chiloscyllium modestum is the dogfish of the Australian fishermen.
The dogfish's cranium, described on pp. 73 to 76, is a good instance of a cranium of this type.
They wuz sorted in th' big river but the drive was fouled in the dogfish.
All through July the Tarpaulin Islanders had been troubled with dogfish.
Were they huge gulls or windbags, cormorants or cranes, devils or dogfish?
The brachial ossicles represent the reduced and modified radiale and basalia of cartilaginous fish such as the dogfish.
It was like a dogfish and a mackerel––the Henry just eat her up.
I wouldn't undertake to trot a dogfish on my knee or sing him to sleep with a pennyr'yal hymn, Captain Candage.
The general form of these bars at an early stage of development is shewn in the dogfish (Scyllium) in fig. 329.
But in the Mediterranean, among the Greeks and Romans of antiquity, closer contact with sharks had left an impression of vicious dogs of the sea. Thus, Pliny's canis marinus. The metaphor of the dog spread to the North to dominate the European image of the shark, from the Italian pescecane and French chien de mer to the German Meerhund and Hundfisch and English sea dog and dogfish. [Tom Jones, "The Xoc, the Sharke and the Sea Dogs," in "Fifth Palenque Round Table, 1983," edited by Virginia M. Field, 1985.]