oceanic whitetip shark

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Noun1.oceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal finoceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark
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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Abstract--Time series of depth data, obtained for 6 oceanic whitetip sharks (Carcharhinus longimanus) tagged with pop-up satellite archival tags, were analyzed in detail.
He faced many obstacles from an eighty pound weight loss to a oceanic white tip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus) that punctured a hole in his boat.
En las pesquerias deportivas la diversidad de especies fue mayor, pues casi el 80% de los tiburones pertenecen a seis especies: Isurus paucus, Isurus oxyrinchus, Carcharhinus longimanus, Carcharhinus falciformis, Galeocerdo cuvier y Prionace glauca.
Spring Higher Taxon Lowest Possible Taxon n % Shark Alopias pelagicus 4 0.9 Alopias superciliosus 2 0.5 Carcharhinidae 0 0.0 Carcharhinus falciformis 9 2.1 Carcharhinus galapagensis 0 0.0 Carcharhinus limbatus 6 1.4 Carcharhinus longimanus 2 0.5 Carcharhinus obscurus 2 0.5 Carcharhinus porosus 0 0.0 Echinorhinus cookei 1 0.2 Galeocerdo cuvier 1 0.2 Isurus oxyrinchus 25 5.9 Mustelus spp.
Age, growth and stock structure of the oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, from the southwestern equatorial Atlantic.
Other species that have occasionally harmed humans are the blue shark (Prionace glauca), shortfin mako, great hammerhead shark (Sphyrna mokarran), oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharhinus longimanus), lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris), dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus), gray reef shark (Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos), bronze whaler shark (Carcharhinus brachyurus), blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus), and blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus).
Other predatory sharks, including the oceanic whitetip Carcharhinus longimanus, the bull shark Carcharhinus leucas, and the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier, are probably more often the culprit in attacks on humans than the Great White.
1 -- -- Carcharhinus longimanus 8 1.2 100.0 Pteroplatytrygon violacea 25 11.0 100.0 Lamna nasus 2 -- -- Pseudocarcharias kamoharai 1 -- -- Mobula sp.
Our goals were to measure postrelease mortality rates and vertical movement patterns in the five most commonly captured pelagic shark species in the Hawaii-based commercial longline fishery: blue sharks, bigeye threshers, oceanic whitetip sharks (Carcharhinus longimanus), shortfin makos, and silky sharks (C.
Age, growth, and stock structure of the oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, from the soutwestern equatorial Atlantic.