genus Carcharodon


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Related to genus Carcharodon: Lamnidae, White Pointer
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Noun1.genus Carcharodon - man-eating sharksgenus Carcharodon - man-eating sharks      
fish genus - any of various genus of fish
family Lamnidae, Lamnidae - oceanic sharks
Carcharodon carcharias, great white shark, man-eating shark, white shark, man-eater - large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans
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Likewise this species has been previously placed in the genus Carcharodon. The large teeth of this Miocene-Pliocene predator, which can reach lengths approaching 18cm [7], are highly prized by collectors and fossil dealers and are common in Atlantic Coastal Plain deposits.
Extinct white shark species were often placed within the extant genus Carcharodon with C.