blacktip shark

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Noun1.blacktip shark - widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in inkblacktip shark - widely distributed shallow-water shark with fins seemingly dipped in ink
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
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When blacktip shark populations were strong, so were North Carolina scallops because the sharks kept the population of the scallops' predator, the cownose ray, in check.
2003) documented movements of blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus) away from and back to Terra Ceia Bay (a small bay connected to the Tampa Bay estuary in Florida)--movements that were associated with the passage of a tropical storm.
A previous study conducted in Los Roques Archipelago reported a monospecific nursery for the blacktip shark (Tavares 2008), also revealing that juveniles of blacktip shark have a rapid growth and sexual maturation, compared with populations of the same species located in other regions of the Atlantic Ocean.
Partial albinism in an embryo of the blacktip shark, Carcharhinus limbatus (Carcharhinidae: Chondrichthyes) from the eastern Pacific
Caption: DIVEBAR PRESIDENT DAVID BLACK, left, takes the measurements of a blacktip shark with the assistance of Dr.
Santi Roberts, "Seafood Watch Seafood Report: Monterey Bay Aquarium--Sharks and Dogfish with a Focus on Blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus), Sandbar shark (Carcharinus plumbeus), Common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus), Shortfin mako shark (Isurus oxyrinchus), Spiny dog-fish (Squalus acanthias), Dusky smooth hound (smooth dogfish) (Mustelus canis)" (21 December 2005, with stock update as of 4 October 2010) at 93-96.
She was as big as a marlin, as long as a blacktip shark.
Similarly, blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus Valenciennes), Spanish mackerel (Scomberomorus maculatus), and bonnethead sharks (Sphyrna tiburo Linnaeus) were only collected in subtidal oyster reef and nonvegetated bottom habitats (Table 4).
With the exception of the 3 species of sharks considered potentially dangerous to humans--the tiger shark (Galeocerdo cuvier), the bull shark (Carcharhinus leucas) and the blacktip shark (Carcharhinus limbatus)--all species caught alive at haulback of the fishing gear were released back to sea.
The absence of an interdorsal ridge prevents confusion with the Spot-tail Shark (Carcharhinus sorrah) and the origin of the first dorsal fin behind the rear tip of the pectoral fin prevents confusion with the very similar Blacktip Shark (Carcharhinus limbatus), both species said to be present in UAE waters and the region (Carpenter et al.