Spiny Dogfish - Squalus acanthias (North Atlantic Cape Shark, Dogfish)
Finfish << Spiny Dogfish
The United States North Atlantic from Maine to North Carolina
Method of Capture:
Longlines predominantly, as well as gillnets and otter trawls
This is a Marine Stewardship Council certified fishery with catch quotas.
Click here to see a Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance You Tube video of Spiny Dogfish being longline caught in the waters off Chatham, MA.
4 to 7 pounds
Flavor and Texture:
Lean white fish, mildly sweet delicious flavor with a firm, flaky texture
fry (this is the fish of Fish and Chips in UK), grill, stew, bake, roast, broil, pan-sear, sauté