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Noun1.Carcharodon - man-eating sharksCarcharodon - man-eating sharks      
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Lamnidae, Lamnidae - oceanic sharks
Carcharodon carcharias, great white shark, man-eating shark, white shark, man-eater - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
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Incidence of organochlorine pesticides in muscle and liver tissues of South African great white sharks Carcharodon carcharias.
Carcharodon carcharias, and the "charismatic" whale shark, Rhincodon typus.
7% del total; Cuadro 2), estas son principalmente de habitos pelagicos y con distribucion en mares tropicales como Alopias superciliosus e Isurus oxyrinchus, mientras que otras se distribuyen en aguas templadas y frias (marcada antitropicalidad), como sucede con Carcharodon carcharias y Galeorhinus galeus.
Es una de las cinco especies de la familia Lamnidae que comprende a los generos Isurus, Carcharodon y Lamna (Compagno, 1984; Nelson, 2006).
Age and growth determination of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, from the east coast of South Africa.
2012a) or on behavioral observations of white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758) and tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier (Peron & LeSueur, 1822) feeding on cetacean carcasses (e.
Either that or he just likes to take in the sea air with his little carcharodon nostrils.
Chris Blowes was surfing at Fishery Bay, which lies to the west of Adelaide, when he was attacked by the great white -- known in the scientific community as a Carcharodon carcharias -- one of the largest sharks known to humankind.
The Monster of Cojimar would prove to be a great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, the largest predatory fish in the sea and the species made infamous in Peter Benchley's novel Jaws.
First Bermuda records are documented for 24 species but five others, Carcharodon carcharias, Hyporhamphus unifasciatus, Rypticus subbifrenatus Clepticus parrae and Eleotris pisonis, based on misidentifications, are removed.