North Island Explorer: Guide to North Vancouver Island






































Spiny Dogfish

Photo 1: ASpiny Dogfish caught as an incidental by-catch when using bait.


Spiny Dogfish: Squalus acanthias


This shark is considered a nuisance by both commercial and recreational fishermen. The Spiny Dogfish readily goes after bait. If you happen to catch it, be careful to avoid its sharp teeth and the sharp spines in its dorsal fins.








Marine Life Guide to North Vancouver Island