bull shark


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bull shark

n.
A large heavy-bodied shark (Carcharhinus leucas) of shallow coastal waters, estuaries, and rivers, known for its aggressive behavior.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bull shark - a most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy-bodied and dangerous
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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After the weather conditions have been checked your bull shark diving adventure will begin.
Photos of the two fishermen were shared on Facebook as they posed with the massive bull shark.
Bull shark Known to eat everything they see, bull sharks favour shallow coastal waters - where humans like to swim - and even venture through freshwater and up river estuaries.
The Australian was in the water near the Opera House during an anti-terrorism training exercise when he was suddenly ambushed by a ferocious bull shark.
In February a spearfisher was badly mauled by either a bull shark or a tiger shark in northern Queensland leaving him in a serious condition.
Six target sharks caught (two white sharks, one bull shark, three tiger sharks) three deceased, three alive.
Of nearly 500 different shark species, only three account for most of the unprovoked attacks on humans -- the great white, the tiger shark and the bull shark.
The end of this story is when Angela's best friend from high school, Madeline, is dragged by a bull shark beneath the sunrise-dappled waves and carried out to sea on a riptide.
Maen nhw'n ymweld a pharc coala, yn snorclo ym mor gloyw''r Great Barrier Reef ac yn pysgota am Bull Shark yn Brisbane.
Summary: Pictures of a two-headed bull shark have been released .
He described it as a bull shark -- a medium-sized species known for its aggression and tendency to attack humans -- according to media reports.