The Dogfish


Someone named the dogfish on a lark;
Neither dog nor boney fish, it’s a shark;
It won’t fetch or roll over
Or answer to “Rover”
And its bite is far worse than its bark.

See also this limerick’s Fishy Names companion pieces:

Sharks are completely boneless, as their bodies are made entirely of cartilage — hence “nor boney fish” above. Because sharks are almost impervious to cancer, researchers are studying shark cartilage to develop treatment for humans. Read more facts.

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2 Responses

  1. Javier Seguro says:

    Please tell me you’re not doing “The Catfish” next.