Hexanchus griseus

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Noun1.Hexanchus griseus - large primitive shark widely distributed in warm seasHexanchus griseus - large primitive shark widely distributed in warm seas
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
genus Hexanchus, Hexanchus - a genus of Hexanchidae
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Pictures on Facebook reportedly taken on excursions on a Napa Cruises boat show a woman holding the mouth of what looks like a bluntnose sixgill shark open with a rope, with what also looks like a baby in front of it.
Jack (family) Carangidae Graysby Cephalopholis cruentata Tattler Serranus phoebe Squirrelfishes (family) Holocentridae Rainbow runner Elagatis bipinnulata Black margate Anisotremus surinamensis Bigeye scad Selar crumenophthalmus Bluntnose sixgill shark Hexanchus griseus Red hind Epinephelus guttatus Grouper (genus) Mycteroperca Scorpionfish Scorpaena sp.
Unfortunately, the vertebral centra of a number of sharks, including bluntnose sixgill sharks (Hexanchus griseus), are too poorly calcified to provide age information (Cailliet, 1990).