Carcharias taurus

Definitions of Carcharias taurus
  1. noun
    shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers
    synonyms: Odontaspis taurus, sand shark, sand tiger
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    type of:
    shark
    any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
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