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2 definitions found
 for Mustelus canis
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dogfish \Dog"fish`\, n. (Zool.)
     1. A small shark, of many species, of the genera Mustelus,
        Scyllium, Spinax, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The European spotted dogfishes ({Scyllium catudus, and
           Scyllium canicula) are very abundant; the American
           smooth, or blue dogfish is Mustelus canis; the common
           picked, or horned dogfish ({Squalus acanthias)
           abundant on both sides of the Atlantic.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. The bowfin ({Amia calva). See Bowfin.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. The burbot of Lake Erie.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Mustelus canis
      n 1: found along the Atlantic coast of the Americas [syn:
           American smooth dogfish, Mustelus canis]

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