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PostSubject: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:11 am

I caught my first ever Smooth-Hound yesterday, and what a beautiful fish it is

Just after the better half took the photo, I could have sworn it barked. it was one of those moments you think, did that really happen.

So what I'd really like to know, can dogfish really bark, or is it me that's barking mad?

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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:20 am

No idea but it's a lovely fish well done cheers cth
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:05 am

I can't say ive ever heard one bark but sharks, especially the huss, will force air through their gills and it sounds like a deep grunt
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:18 am

simon parry wrote:
I can't say ive ever heard one bark but sharks, especially the huss, will force air through their gills and it sounds like a deep grunt

Ah, maybe that's what it was, and I just interpreted that as a bark.

Thanks Simon At least I now know I'm not losing the plot completely.
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:20 am

Well done on a nice fish. Nothing I have caught except the little Scorpion fish has ever made a noise. scratch
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:30 am

Most Huss I catch "Bark"Haha,it feels like a warning to keep away from the business end. lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 12:49 pm

Do catfish miaow?

Lovely fish Smoothies, congrats on your first!
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:13 pm

Well done mate I've never heard one bark
but I've only ever caught 3 cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:37 pm

Maybe your hand on the belly pushed air out of its swim bladder so possibly a belch? Did it smell fishy?

Gurnard are believed to grunt to communicate with each other. Gurnard comes from the French word grognement which means to grunt!
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:53 pm

headwyn wrote:
Maybe your hand on the belly pushed air out of its swim bladder so possibly a belch? Did it smell fishy?

Gurnard are believed to grunt to communicate with each other. Gurnard comes from the French word grognement which means to grunt!


Not sure about it smelling fishy, I try not to get my nose too close to something that has sharp teeth.  Smile

Wonder if I'm related to a Gurnard, I usually communicate with the Misses by grunting.  queen
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:13 pm

Kingfisher wrote:


Wonder if I'm related to a Gurnard, I usually communicate with the Misses by grunting.  queen
lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:18 pm

lol! lol! lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:23 pm

Notbad wrote:
Do catfish miaow?

Lovely fish Smoothies, congrats on your first!

Cats say Miaow,Dogs say Bow wow--Purrfic lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:02 pm

Kingfisher wrote:
Not sure about it smelling fishy, I try not to get my nose too close to something that has sharp teeth.

Smoothounds dont have sharp teeth. They have crushing pads similar to Rays.
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Mon Jun 19, 2017 6:31 pm

headwyn wrote:
Kingfisher wrote:
Not sure about it smelling fishy, I try not to get my nose too close to something that has sharp teeth.

Smoothounds dont have sharp teeth. They have crushing pads similar to Rays.

I love this site, it's so educational.     study

That's three things I've learned, that I didn't know last week.  Dogfish don't bark, Smooth-Hounds don't have sharp teeth, and Gurnard grunt.
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:06 pm

Every days a school day!
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:24 pm

That's what the forum is all about,a pooled block of knowledge.
Keep 'em coming lol!
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:07 pm

headwyn wrote:
Every days a school day!

We could all learn a lot from you kev study
I'll even pay lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:41 pm

Kingfisher wrote:
headwyn wrote:
Kingfisher wrote:
Not sure about it smelling fishy, I try not to get my nose too close to something that has sharp teeth.

Smoothounds dont have sharp teeth. They have crushing pads similar to Rays.

I love this site, it's so educational.     study

That's three things I've learned, that I didn't know last week.  Dogfish don't bark, Smooth-Hounds don't have sharp teeth, and Gurnard grunt.

Educational it is. Absolutely!  Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Smooth-Hound - Do dogfish bark?   Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:37 am

headwyn wrote:
Kingfisher wrote:
Not sure about it smelling fishy, I try not to get my nose too close to something that has sharp teeth.

Smoothounds dont have sharp teeth. They have crushing pads similar to Rays.

No teeth but they can crush a crab with them there pads so unless you want flat fingers I would keep away from them. Sad scratch study
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