Carcharhinus leucas


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Noun1.Carcharhinus leucas - a most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy-bodied and dangerous
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
Carcharhinus, genus Carcharhinus - type genus of the Carcharhinidae
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Movement and distribution of young bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas in a variable estuarine environment.
In the bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, head width is positively correlated to bite force, and this shark generates the highest mass specific bite force of any shark measured to date (Habegger et al.
They showed rarely found species were Rhizoprionodon oligolinx, Carcharhinus leucas and Carcharhinus sorrah though Chiloscyllium indicum, Carcharhinus leucas, Carcharhinus melanopterus, Carcharhinus sorrah were rare in the present study and Rhizoprionodon oligolinx was totally uncommon [17] stated that the least common species in the catch gives cause for some concern and requires investigation on their population status.
Castro (2011) reports a 45 cm juvenile nurse shark from the stomach of a 234 cm lemon shark, Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) and commented on the underwater observation of the simultaneous pursuit of an adult nurse shark by Sphyrna mokarran (Ruppell, 1837) and Carcharhinus leucas (Valenciennes, 1839), where both sharks failed to attack and the potential prey evaded.
Carcharhinus leucas (Muller y Henle, 1839); carcharhinidae: Tiburon toro (PN, PS, ZN, CA, VC), Madrecazon (PS, ZN).
Por otro lado, un estudio llevado a cabo en tiburones de la especie Carcharhinus leucas que habitan las lagunas costeras del Golfo de California reportan concentraciones de Hg en el higado por debajo de los limites permisibles (Ruelasinzunza & Paez-Osuna 2005).
The bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas (Miller & Henle, 1839), commonly found in local coastal waters and already found in inner estuarine waters of Cananeia (Sadowsky, 1971), and listed as a regular predator of small cetaceans (Heithaus, 2001), may be listed as a potential candidate for the observed bite.
Un chef est un requin qui voyage par terre: fonctions et statuts des armatures de projectile en dent de Carcharhinus leucas et aiguillon caudal de raie dans l'Arabie des VIe-IIIe millenaires av.
A comienzos del Cuaternario el lago es salado y habitaba una fauna marina como los escualos Carcharhinus leucas que se ira adaptando poco a poco a las condiciones de menor salobridad debido a los aportes fluviales aledanos de las estribaciones volcanicas terciarias (nor-este) y cuaternarias en construccion (al oeste y al sur).
Other predatory sharks, including the oceanic whitetip Carcharhinus longimanus, the bull shark Carcharhinus leucas, and the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier, are probably more often the culprit in attacks on humans than the Great White.
El 80% de la captura comercial estuvo representada por Carcharhinus perezii, Sphyrna mokarran y Carcharhinus leucas.