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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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La distribucion espacial de las capturas de tiburon gris, carcharhinus falciformis, es mas amplia.
5A, Table 4) and also increases in albacore, Thunnus alalunga; white marlin, Tetrapturus albidus; blue marlin, Markaira nigricans; blue shark, Prionace glauca; and silky shark, Carcharhinus falciformes (Fig.
Diet of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus in the Chesapeake Bay and adjacent waters.
Phylum Chordata Clase Chondrichthyes Orden Orectolobiformes Familia Rhincodontidae Rhincodon typus Smith, 1828 [CT] [OO, *] Orden Lamniformes Familia Alopiidae Alopias vulpinus (Bonnaterre, 1788) [CT] [HQ] Orden Carcharhiniformes Familia Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatus (Valenciennes, 1839) [CT] [BT, OO] Negaprion brevirostris (Poey, 1868) [ANF] [HQ] Orden Rajiformes Familia Narcinidae Diplobatis ommata (Jordan y Gilbert, 1890) [EP] [OO, *] Narcine entemedor Jordan y Starks, 1895 [EP] [*] Familia Dasyatidae Dasyatis brevis (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Dasyatis longus (Garman, 1880) [EP] [*] Familia Urolophidae Urobatis concentricus Osburn y Nichols, 1916 [EP] [BT, OO, *] Urobatis maculatus Garman.
1993) reported on a 17-year time series of abundance for sandbar, Carcharhinus plumbeus, and dusky, C.
Assessment of permanent magnets and electropositive metals to reduce the line-based capture of Galapagos sharks, Carcharhinus galapagensis.
Clasificacion Nombre comun Animalia Chordata Vertebrata Gnathostomata CONDRICHTHYES Elasmobranchii ORECTOLOBIFORMES Ginglymostomatidae Ginglymostoma cirratum tiburon gato (Bonnaterre, 1788) CARCHARHINIFORMES Triakidae Mustelus lunulatus Jordan & vieja Gilbert, 1883 Hemigaleidae Triaenodon obesus (Ruppell, 1837) tiburon toro Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus limbatus (Muller & tollo Aletinegro Henle, 1839) Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewini (Griffith & chachuda Smith, 1834) Sphyrna tiburo (Linnaeus, 1758) PRISTIFORMES Pristidae Pristis sp.
In addition, because of difficulties in distinguishing some of the species of the genus Carcharhinus, for the purposes of this study, these were grouped under the category of "gray sharks," with the exception of C.
Management of the sandbar shark, Carcharhinus plumbeus: implications of a stage-based model.