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Noun1.Carcharias - type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharksCarcharias - type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Carchariidae, family Carchariidae, family Odontaspididae, Odontaspididae - sand sharks; in some classifications coextensive with family Carcharhinidae
Carcharias taurus, Odontaspis taurus, sand shark, sand tiger - shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers
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The white shark Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) is one of the five living species of the family Lamnidae (Compagno, 2001).
La vision tradicional es que el megalodonte deberia ser clasificado dentro del genero Carcharodon junto con el gran tiburon blanco actual (Carcharodon carcharias), argumentando una gran similitud tanto en morfologia como en la estructura de los dientes.
Lead biologist Ricardo Sagarminaga van Buiten uploaded a stunning image of the shark - using its scientific name carcharodon carcharias.
Lead biologist Ricardo Sagarminaga van Buiten, from conversation group Alnitak, uploaded a stunning image of the shark - using its scientific name Carcharodon carcharias.
A computer-aided program for pattern-matching of natural marks on the spotted raggedtooth shark Carcharias taurus.
In cases of importation of shark species enumerated in CITES, namely sawfish (Pristidae spp), whale shark (Rhincodon typus), great hammerhead (Sphyrna mokarran), scalloped hammerhead (Sphyrna lewini), smooth hammerhead (Sphyrna zygaena), oceanic whitetip shark (Carcharinus longimanus), porbeagle (lamna nasus), basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus), great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), and manta rays (Manta spp), an export or re-export certificate from the administrative authority in the exporting country and an import valid certificate issued by the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment must be secured.
The grey nurse shark (Carcharias taurus) can live up to the age of 40 years, which is twice as long as it was hitherto thought to live till.
Skin biopsies as a sensitive non-lethal technique for the ecotoxicological studies of great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) sampled in south africa.