Carcharodon carcharias

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Noun1.Carcharodon carcharias - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seasCarcharodon carcharias - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
mackerel shark - fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks
Carcharodon, genus Carcharodon - man-eating sharks
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White sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) in the eastern Pacific take a springtime swim from California to Hawaii and return in late summer.
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.
Silver Gulls were alert to any activity at sea nearby, flocking to investigate feeding by Crested and White-fronted Terns or the commotion caused by a Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias preying on a seal at the surface, or a seal thrashing a large fish.
The White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias, also known as Pointers or Great Whites) have been defended by wildlife experts including Emeritus Professor of Zoology at Swansea University Paul Brain, who said: "I personally think the whole world would move faster to being a less interesting and probably doomed place if every animal potentially dangerous to humans were eliminated."
For the last 150 years, some paleontologists have concluded the great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, is a smaller relative of the line that produced Carcharodon megalodon, the largest carnivorous fish known.
The best example is the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias).
How about printing their letters in red, if you insist on printing them, so we "human carcharodon carcharias" can skip over their sniveling drivel.
Will the unfortunate swimmer be painfully devoured or swallowed without chewing?Will, to his amazement, the Carcharodon Carcharias turn out to be the Sesame Street Groovy Shark, who joyfully started singing the Perfectly Pearl White Teeth song, "Gotta brush my pearly whites, so they don't lose their bite, and when I swim downstream, I make those other fishes scream"?Well, in Jaws' case it was more than fish that had a scream, according to movie reviews adult viewers run out of the theatres screaming in horror.
These amendments apply in particular to annex III and include: - adding Colombia to the list of parties requesting the inclusion of the mahogany wood species Cedrela odorata and Swietenia macrophylla; noting that only logs, saw timber and veneering are covered by the Convention provisions; - including the Great White Shark (Carcharodon carcharias) at the request of the Australian Government...JJ:(AME)ENVIRONMENT:
Most shark attacks on humans are by the great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), the tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvieri), or the bull shark (Car-charhinus leucas), although other species of the genus Carcharhinus are also very dangerous (C.