Carcharodon carcharias

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Noun1.Carcharodon carcharias - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seasCarcharodon carcharias - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
mackerel shark - fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks
Carcharodon, genus Carcharodon - man-eating sharks
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Age and growth determination of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, from the east coast of South Africa.
Chris Blowes was surfing at Fishery Bay, which lies to the west of Adelaide, when he was attacked by the great white -- known in the scientific community as a Carcharodon carcharias -- one of the largest sharks known to humankind.
At the time, the Cojimar shark was considered the largest reliably measured example of Carcharodon carcharias in the world (Bigelow and Schroeder 137-38).
First Bermuda records are documented for 24 species but five others, Carcharodon carcharias, Hyporhamphus unifasciatus, Rypticus subbifrenatus Clepticus parrae and Eleotris pisonis, based on misidentifications, are removed.
California will now allocate funds to a wide study of great white shark - also known as Carcharodon carcharias 6 populations, expected to be released next year.
For the last 150 years, some paleontologists have concluded the great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, is a smaller relative of the line that produced Carcharodon megalodon, the largest carnivorous fish known.
Are carcharodon carcharias - better known as great white sharks - swimming in waters off British shores?
Will, to his amazement, the Carcharodon Carcharias turn out to be the Sesame Street Groovy Shark, who joyfully started singing the Perfectly Pearl White Teeth song, "Gotta brush my pearly whites, so they don't lose their bite, and when I swim downstream, I make those other fishes scream"?
Martin AP: Systematics of the Lamnidae and the Origination Time of Carcharodon carcharias Inferred from the Comparative Analysis of Mitochondrial DNA Sequences.
If there's one shark that stirs the public's imagination, it's the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias.
This folio-size volume, profusely illustrated with reproductions of old photographs and paintings, excellent color photographs by Al Giddings and others, as well as the handsome paintings of Richard Ellis, provides the general reader with a rich background of information about one of the most awesome fish in the sea--the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias.