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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5 Percent Percent Taxonomic caught in caught in group EGM SA Selachimorpha (n = 20,242): Rhizoprionodon terraenovae, sharpnose shark 42 27 Galeocerdo cuvier, tiger shark 13 53 Carcharhinus limbatus, blacktip shark 74 22 Carcharhinus plumbeus, sandbar shark 31 36 Carcharhinus acronotus, blacknose shark 92 3 Ginglymostoma cirratum, nurse shark 71 28 Mustelis canis, smooth dogfish 15 4 Sphyrna lewini, scalloped hammerhead 64 29 Carcharhinus obscurus, dusky shark 37 10 Carcharhinus falciformis, silky shark 42 47 Carcharhinus leucas, bull shark 81 17 Carcharhinus brevipinna, spinner shark 84 3 Carcharias taurus, sand tiger shark 0 4 Sphyrna mokarran, great hammerhead 64 21 Negaprion brevirostris, lemon shark 70 30 Carcharhinus signatus, night shark 26 62 Carcharhinus sp.
Reproductive biology and abundance of the sand tiger shark, Carcharias taurus, for the southwestern Atlantic.
Tooth terminology and variation in sharks with special reference to the sand shark, Carcharias taurus Rafinesque.