sandbar shark

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Noun1.sandbar shark - widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in inksandbar shark - widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in ink
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
2.sandbar shark - most common grey shark along coasts of middle Atlantic states; sluggish and occasionally caught by fishermen
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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Now and then in the lagoon you hear the leaping of a fish, and sometimes a hurried noisy splashing as a brown shark sends all the other fish scampering for their lives.
By the time that Lola's Mum collects her, she has learned a lot, and Ash gives her a tooth from a brown shark as a souvenir.
The foot-long brown shark, called Feargal, was discovered fried by firefighters who smashed their way into the burning home after a neighbour spotted flames shooting from the upstairs windows.
A huge brown shark glides past the window of the impressive giant tank, harmless to man in the wild but still a fearsome specimen when you can sit eye to eye with it.
The 2ft-long female mottled brown shark was kept in an aquarium in a brick shed in the garden and was taken on Saturday.
The 2ft long female mottled brown shark was kept in an aquarium in a brick shed in the garden and was taken on July 26.
He will join the auction winner in a 15-minute swim with blacktip reef sharks, brown sharks and sand tiger sharks - the latter of which can reach more than 10ft in length.
You start the visit by walking over the new, extended Shark walk, a glass walkway above a stunning shoal of 16 sharks, including two striking 2.8m brown sharks and a group of 10 sleek black tip reef sharks.
This glass walkway literally allows you to walk above a stunning school of 16 sharks, including two 2.8m brown sharks and a group of 10 sleek black tip reef sharks, as they swim inches beneath.
On the other hand, Auburn's Joey Pechie, staff member of On the Water magazine, has had poor action on brown sharks. He usually hooks up on them off the Cape beaches at this time in September.