oceanic whitetip shark

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Noun1.oceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal finoceanic whitetip shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal fin; worldwide distribution; most dangerous shark
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 Great Shark Race consists of two "divisions" -- the Shortfin Mako Shark Division and the Oceanic Whitetip Shark Division.
A decision to restrict exports in the oceanic whitetip shark, the porbeagle, three types of hammerheads and the manta ray won final approval by the 178-member Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Oceanic Whitetip Shark (Carcharhinus longimanus): The oceanic whitetip is an open-ocean species with a distinctive white tip on its dorsal fin.
Abstract--From 2001 to 2006, 71 pop-up satellite archival tags (PSATs) were deployed on five species of pelagic shark (blue shark [Prionace glauca]; shortfin mako [Isurus oxyrinchus]; silky shark [Carcharhinus falciformis]; oceanic whitetip shark [C.
An oceanic whitetip shark is believed to have injured three Russians and one Ukrainian swimming in the Red Sea in separate incidents on Tuesday and Wednesday.
The proposals for porbeagle and spiny dogfish shark were developed by the EU while the hammerhead and oceanic whitetip shark proposals were offered by the US.
Age, growth and stock structure of the oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, from the southwestern equatorial Atlantic.
Her findings showed the blue shark provided the most fins followed by the hammerhead shark, the silky shark and the oceanic whitetip shark.
Comparing the photographs of the oceanic whitetip shark responsible for the second attack with the images of the captured oceanic whitetip shark, it is clear that they don't show the same individual," the group said.
4% of the swordfish were alive after 8 hours of capture, and two shark species (blue shark [Prionace glauca] and oceanic whitetip shark [Carcharhinus longimanus]) showed a greater resilience to capture: 29.
Age, growth, and stock structure of the oceanic whitetip shark, Carcharhinus longimanus, from the soutwestern equatorial Atlantic.
Japan, backed by Gambia and India, unsuccessfully challenged the Committee decision to list the oceanic whitetip shark, while Grenada and China failed in an attempt to reopen debate on listing three hammerhead species.