Pacific Spiny Dogfish

Squalus suckleyi

Also Known As

Dogfish, Spring dogfish, Spiked dogfish, Grayfish, Spur dog, Piked dogfish

U.S. wild-caught Pacific spiny dogfish is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.





U.S. wild-caught from Alaska to California.


Sweet, mild flavor and a higher oil content than mako or other sharks.


Flaky yet firm.


Raw meat is white. The outer flesh can have a reddish color, which turns brown when cooked. The rest of the meat is white when cooked.

Health Benefits

Shark is a low-fat source of protein that is high in selenium and vitamins B6 and B12. More information on health and seafood.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g
Amount per serving
Calories 130
Protein 20.98 g
Fat, total 4.51 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.925 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 51 ng
Selenium 36.5 mcg
Sodium 79 mg

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