bull shark


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bull shark

n.
A large heavy-bodied shark (Carcharhinus leucas) of shallow coastal waters, estuaries, and rivers, known for its aggressive behavior.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bull shark - 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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If you want to see a bull shark, or the related blacktip, simply drive to the beach any day this month, look for the heavy trolling rod in a sand spike with a kayak nearby.
Bull shark Territorial and unpredictable, they are not quick but their strength makes them awesome predators, and they can live in fresh and salt water.
Of nearly 500 different shark species, only three account for most of the unprovoked attacks on humans -- the great white, the tiger shark and the bull shark.
The end of this story is when Angela's best friend from high school, Madeline, is dragged by a bull shark beneath the sunrise-dappled waves and carried out to sea on a riptide.
According to the Bimini Biological Field Station, the bull shark joins 12 other species of sharks found in the shallow water off Bimini.
The bull shark fixed me with its cold, crystalline gaze.
Maen nhw'n ymweld a pharc coala, yn snorclo ym mor gloyw''r Great Barrier Reef ac yn pysgota am Bull Shark yn Brisbane.
Summary: Pictures of a two-headed bull shark have been released .
At the young age of 13, real-life Bethany was attacked by a bull shark while surfing in Hawaii.
He described it as a bull shark -- a medium-sized species known for its aggression and tendency to attack humans -- according to media reports.
Geremy said: "Seeing the tooth, it seems likely that we are dealing with either a white shark, tiger shark or bull shark.