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Noun1.Carcharhinus - type genus of the CarcharhinidaeCarcharhinus - type genus of the Carcharhinidae  
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Carcharhinidae, family Carcharhinidae - largest family of living sharks; found worldwide especially in tropical waters; dorsal fin lacks spines: requiem sharks including tiger sharks and soupfin sharks
bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, cub shark - a most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy-bodied and dangerous
Carcharhinus plumbeus, sandbar shark - most common grey shark along coasts of middle Atlantic states; sluggish and occasionally caught by fishermen
blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus, sandbar shark - widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in ink
Carcharinus longimanus, oceanic whitetip shark, white-tipped shark, whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark
Carcharhinus obscurus, dusky shark - relatively slender blue-grey shark; nearly worldwide in tropical and temperate waters
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Abstract--Age underestimation of many shark species, such as the sandbar shark (Carcharhinus plumbeus), has been proven with age validation methods including bomb radiocarbon dating, oxytetracydine (OTC) injection, and tagrecapture data.
Size and age compositions and reproductive biology of the nervous shark Carcharhinus cautus in a large subtropical embayment, including an analysis of growth during pre- and postnatal life.
Shark species: Arabian carpet shark (Chiloscyllium arabicum), Whale shark (Chiloscyllium arabicum), Black-tipped reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus)
30 tons of silky shark (carcharhinus falciformis) meat was seized during an inspection of a small fishing boat named "Jin-chang 6".
Hoenig & Walsh (1983) publicaron el caso de un tiburon trozo (Carcharhinus plumbeus) con centros vertebrales, costillas y arcos neurales fusionados, y con una deposicion periferica de material calcificado sin modificacion de la estructura basica de los centros vertebrales, probablemente de etiologia infecciosa.
For example, this allowed to know how Carcharhinus leucas uses different parts of the nursery area according to the time of day (Heupel & Simpfendorfer, 2008), C.
In Palau, the revenue a gray reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos) generates over its lifetime is $1.9 million dollars or $179,000 a year (Vianna, et al., 2011).
Observed significant differences were a product of differences in the seasonal abundance of the dominant fish species: Carcharhinus limbatus and Chanos chanos (more abundant in the warm season); and, M.
silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis), and thresher sharks (Alopias
Genetic identification of Carcharhinus sharks from the southwest Atlantic Ocean (Chondrichthyes: Carcharhiniformes).
Estuarine nursery areas provide a low-mortality environment for young bull sharks Carcharhinus leucas.