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Spiny dogfish

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Spiny dogfish
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Urist likes spiny dogfish for their dorsal spines.

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· Aquatic

Cannot be tamed 
Birth: 2,000 cm3
Mid: 10,000 cm3
Max: 30,000 cm3

Adult at: 1
Max age: 20-30
Butchering returns

Food items

Meat 7
Fat 7
Brain 1
Heart 1
Intestines 1
Liver 1
Kidneys 2
Tripe 1
Sweetbread 1
Spleen 1

Raw materials

Skull 1
Skin Raw hide

Wikipedia article

This article is about the current version of DF.
Note that some content may still need to be updated.

A large fish found in coastal temperate waters.

Spiny dogfish are a species of cartilaginous fish who can be found in temperate and tropical oceans. Half the size of a dwarf, they provide a fair amount of returns when butchered. As non-vermin fish, spiny dogfish can't be fished by fisherdwarves, but can be caught with the use of a drowning chamber. Infant spiny dogfish are called spiny dogfish pups.

Being cartilaginous, spiny dogfish won't provide bones when butchered (but will provide a skull).

Some dwarves like spiny dogfish for their dorsal spines.

Admired for its dorsal spines.