dusky shark

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Noun1.dusky shark - relatively slender blue-grey sharkdusky shark - relatively slender blue-grey shark; nearly worldwide in tropical and temperate waters
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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The eight species include the dusky shark, common guitarfish, smooth hammerhead, oceanic whitetip, bottlenose wedgefish and two look-alike species, smoothnose and white-spotted Wedgefish, also known as the giant guitarfish, and the angel shark
This recent journey saw an amazing array of sharks from a boat taken which included Raggy Tooth Shark to 550lb, Mako Shark to 400lb, which were topped only by an estimated world record 1300lb Dusky Shark.
Dusky Shark Fishery in Southwest Australia, Life in the Slow Lane:
Dusky Shark: Size range 3-12 ft; nearshore to outer cotinental shelf
First report of an embryonic dusky shark (Carcharhinus obscurus) with cyclopia and other abnormalities.
But the modest grandad, of Merthyr Tydfil, played down his amazing battle with the dusky shark on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Many coastal sharks (e.g., dusky shark [Carcharhinus obscures] and great hammerhead shark [Sphyrna mokarran]) also undertake periodic localized migrations, but tagging studies illustrate that pelagic sharks often traverse greater distances on a regular basis (5).
Age and growth estimates for the dusky shark, Carcharhinusobscurus, in the western North Atlantic Ocean.