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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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Age and growth determination of the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, from the east coast of South Africa.
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.
One of the earliest works on fishes in North America is Smith's "Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts" (1833) which included eight species of sharks (and four rays), most of which can clearly be identified: Smooth Dogfish, Mustelus canis\ Spiny Dogfish, Squalus acanthi as', White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias; Blue Shark, Prionace glauca; Common Thresher, Alopias vulpinus; Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna sp.
California will now allocate funds to a wide study of great white shark - also known as Carcharodon carcharias 6 populations, expected to be released next year.
In a new study, University of Florida researchers have named and described an ancient intermediate form of the white shark, Carcharodon hubbelli, suggesting that the modern white shark likely descended from broad-toothed mako sharks.
Tonight, Rutzen will be on hand at the Silk Ballroom at Atlantis for a special talk dubbed, EoACAyThe Great White Shark Carcharodon Carcharias -- Behaviour and Conservation.
Since the last time we were here, there had been a new addition of a shadehouse at the back of the large greenhouse, in which I found some new Neoregelia carcharodon types and other large species, mostly unnamed as yet.
With old masonry trowels, we sifted sand off an eroding bluff; and in a stroke of beginner's luck, I found a jet-black three-inch-long Carcharodon megalodon shark tooth.
But even the great white seems small fry when compared with the carcharodon megalodon.