oceanic whitetip shark

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Related to Pelagic whitetip: Carcharhinus longimanus
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Noun1.oceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal finoceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
Carcharhinus, genus Carcharhinus - type genus of the Carcharhinidae