bronze whaler

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Related to Copper shark: great white shark, dusky shark, bull shark

bronze whaler

n
(Animals) a shark, Carcharhinus brachyurus, of southern Australian waters, having a bronze-coloured back
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For more information on "Phylogeography of the copper shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus) in the southern hemisphere: implications for the conservation of a coastal apex predator," visit: http://www.
Phylogeography of the copper shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus) in the southern hemisphere: implications for the conservation of a coastal apex predator" will soon be published in the journal Marine and Freshwater Research.
These new research results demonstrate that this type of testing also can be used to trace the origins of the fins of dusky and copper sharks.
THE bronze whaler shark (carharhinus bruchyurus) is also known as a copper shark because of its colour.