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A large yellowish-brown shark (Negaprion brevirostris) found chiefly in tropical and subtropical coastal waters of the Americas.
[From its yellowish color.]
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|Noun||1.||lemon shark - common shallow-water schooling shark of the Atlantic from North Carolina to Brazil and off west Africa; dangerous|
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
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