Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Odontaspis - type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharksOdontaspis - type and sole genus of Carchariidae: sand sharks
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
Carchariidae, family Carchariidae, family Odontaspididae, Odontaspididae - sand sharks; in some classifications coextensive with family Carcharhinidae
Carcharias taurus, Odontaspis taurus, sand shark, sand tiger - shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers
References in periodicals archive ?
Reproduction and embryonic development of the sand tiger shark, Odontaspis taurus (Rafinesque).
Ragged-tooth shark (also referred to as Smalltooth sand tiger shark) Odontaspis ferox
CHLAMYDOSELACHIDAE (Frill Sharks) Chlamydoselachus anguineus Garman, 1884 Frill shark TRIAKIDAE (Smoothhound Sharks) Mustelus canis canis (Mitchill, 1815) Dusky smoothhound, Smooth dogfish Mustelus canis insularis Heemstra, 1997 Antillean smoothhound Mustelus higmani Springer and Lowe, 1963 Smalleye smoothhound Mustelus norrisi Springer, 1940 Florida smoothhound, Narrowfin smoothhound Mustelus sinusmexicanus Heemstra, 1997 Gulf smoothhound ODONTASPIDAE (Sand Tiger Sharks) Odontaspis ferox (Risso, 1810) Ragged-tooth shark, Smalltooth sand tiger shark (1) Nakaya, K.
Mitsukurina owstoni Odontaspis ferox Odontaspis noronhai Carchariniformes Apristurus laurussonii ?
On 11 September 1994, a large shark was captured and later identified as the ragged-tooth shark, Odontaspis ferox (Risso).
The presence of the long, bulbous snout, a symphyseal tooth row, two rows of large upper anterior teeth on each side of the symphysis, the unequal size of first and second dorsal fins, and the first dorsal fin being located closer to the pectoral bases than the pelvic bases provided further confirmation that the shark belonged to the genus Odontaspis, as opposed to Carcharias (Compagno, 1984).
Reproductive and embryonic development of the sandtiger shark, Odontaspis taurus (Rafinesque).
of No, of sharks sharks recap- Species tagged tured Nurse shark, Ginglymostoma cirratum 923 101 Sand tiger, Odontaspis taurus 562 31 Bigeye thresher, Alopias superciliosus 329 7 Thresher shark, A.