Carcharias taurus


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Related to Carcharias taurus: Sand tiger shark
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Noun1.Carcharias taurus - shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of AtlanticCarcharias taurus - shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers
shark - any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterocercal caudal fins and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales
Carcharias, genus Carcharias, genus Odontaspis, Odontaspis - type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks
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Tooth terminology and variation in sharks with special reference to the sand shark, Carcharias taurus Rafinesque.
A computer-aided program for pattern-matching of natural marks on the spotted raggedtooth shark Carcharias taurus. J.
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.
Sand tiger shark (Carcharias taurus Rafinesque, 1810) females are synchronous (Gilmore et al.