Dogfish – Greater Spotted (Scyliorhinus stellaris)

Dogfish – Greater Spotted (Scyliorhinus stellaris)

A Greater Spotted Dogfish for Dan Lynch taken off Schull in November 2006

A Greater Spotted Dogfish for Dan Lynch taken off Schull in November 2006

Specimen weight: 7.257 kgs (16 lbs)
Record: 23 lbs 13 oz, Kenmare Bay, 2003

Also called Bull huss. Rather stouter in the body than the previous species and often with larger spots but these features cannot be relied upon for identification. Nasal flaps separate from each other and from the mouth. each with a central rib, the tip of which projects as a little point. Anal fin ends under the second dorsal. Grows to over 20 lb.

Note: ★ ★ Very good time to fish Dogfish - Greater Spotted
Best Times to Fish Dogfish - Greater Spotted
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