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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Incidence of organochlorine pesticides in muscle and liver tissues of South African great white sharks Carcharodon carcharias.
Carcharodon carcharias, and the "charismatic" whale shark, Rhincodon typus.
7% del total; Cuadro 2), estas son principalmente de habitos pelagicos y con distribucion en mares tropicales como Alopias superciliosus e Isurus oxyrinchus, mientras que otras se distribuyen en aguas templadas y frias (marcada antitropicalidad), como sucede con Carcharodon carcharias y Galeorhinus galeus.
Great white sharks: the biology of Carcharodon carcharias.
Age and growth determination of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, from the east coast of South Africa.
2012a) or on behavioral observations of white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) and tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier (Peron & LeSueur, 1822) feeding on cetacean carcasses (e.
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).
Paleoecologia: probablemente fue un tiburon que habito tanto las plataformas continentales como insulares; teniendo en cuenta su amplia paleogeografia puede deducirse que al igual que en la especie actual Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758), se distribuyo tanto en mares tropicales como subtropicales de todo el planeta, principalmente en ambientes nectonicos y menos comun en el epipelagico, sobre todo del Mioceno y el Plioceno Inferior.
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.