oceanic whitetip shark

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Related to Carcharhinus longimanus: Pelagic whitetip shark
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Noun1.oceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal finoceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark
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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Age, growth and stock structure of the oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, from the southwestern equatorial Atlantic.
The shark teeth specimens are from Carcharhinus longimanus, C.
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.
Common name Species Swordfish Xiphias gladius Blue shark Prionace glauca Bigeye tuna Thunnus obesus Albacore Thunnus alalunga Yellowfin tuna Thunnus albacares Common dolphinfish Coryphaena hippurus Oceanic whitetip shark Carcharhinus longimanus Pelagic stingray Pteroplatytrygon uiolacea Indo-Pacific sailfish Istiophorus platypterus Hammerhead sharks Sphyrna spp.