Carcharhinus leucas

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Noun1.Carcharhinus leucas - 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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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.
Assessment of acid-base derangements among bonnethead (Sphyrna tiburo), bull (Carcharhinus leucas), and lemon (Negaprion brevirostris) sharks from gillnet and longline capture and handling methods.
In the bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas, head width is positively correlated to bite force, and this shark generates the highest mass specific bite force of any shark measured to date (Habegger et al., 2012).
A total 9 species of sharks recorded from this study which was Dog shark (Scoliodon laticaudus), Hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini), Milk shark (Rhizoprionodon acutus), Tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier), Silky shark (Carcharhinus falciformis), Ridge back cat shark (Chiloscyllium indicum), Black tip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus), Bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) and Spot tail shark (Carcharhinus sorrah).
Saying "I do" within feet of huge, hungry bull sharks (Carcharhinus leucas) might not be everyone's idea of a dream wedding, but for those adventurous couples looking to tie the knot on an exotic island destination, the Bimini Big Game Club Resort & Marina on July 29 announced a Facebook competition.
3.7 Dasyatis longus 2.6 Sphyrna corona 2.6 Mustelus henlei 2.0 Carcharhinus limbatus 1.9 Nasolamia velox 0.9 Carcharhinus porosus 0.5 Carcharhinus leucas 0.5 Sphyrna tiburo 0.4 Ginglymostoma cirratum 0.4 Dasyatis spp.
Two additional species, tiger (Galeocerdo cuvier) and bull (Carcharhinus leucas) sharks, were identified from the air, but they were only present outside of the survey area and therefore not counted.
The bull shark, Carcharhinus leucas (Miller & Henle, 1839), commonly found in local coastal waters and already found in inner estuarine waters of Cananeia (Sadowsky, 1971), and listed as a regular predator of small cetaceans (Heithaus, 2001), may be listed as a potential candidate for the observed bite.
However, the great white shark, tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier) and the bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas), swallow inedible items more frequently than others.