Shov"el*nose` (?), n. Zool. (a)

The common sand shark. See under Snad.

(b)

A small California shark (Heptranchias maculatus), which is taken for its oil.

(c)

A Pacific Ocean shark (Hexanchus corinus).

(d)

A ganoid fish of the Sturgeon family (Scaphirhynchus platyrhynchus) of the Mississippi and Ohio rivers; -- called also white sturgeon.

 

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