requiem shark

Definitions of requiem shark
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n any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species

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Carcharhinus leucas, bull shark, cub shark
a most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy-bodied and dangerous
Carcharhinus plumbeus, sandbar shark
most common grey shark along coasts of middle Atlantic states; sluggish and occasionally caught by fishermen
Carcharhinus limbatus, blacktip shark, sandbar shark
widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in ink
Carcharinus longimanus, oceanic whitetip shark, white-tipped shark, whitetip shark
large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark
Carcharhinus obscurus, dusky shark
relatively slender blue-grey shark; nearly worldwide in tropical and temperate waters
Negaprion brevirostris, lemon shark
common shallow-water schooling shark of the Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil and off west Africa; dangerous
Prionace glauca, blue shark, great blue shark
slender cosmopolitan, pelagic shark; blue body shades to white belly; dangerous especially during maritime disasters
Galeocerdo cuvieri, tiger shark
large dangerous warm-water shark with striped or spotted body
Galeorhinus zyopterus, soup-fin, soupfin, soupfin shark
Pacific shark valued for its fins (used by Chinese in soup) and liver (rich in vitamin A)
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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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