soupfin shark

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Related to soupfin shark: thresher shark, Tope shark
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Noun1.soupfin shark - Pacific shark valued for its fins (used by Chinese in soup) and liver (rich in vitamin A)soupfin shark - Pacific shark valued for its fins (used by Chinese in soup) and liver (rich in vitamin A)
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species
Galeorhinus, genus Galeorhinus - a genus of Carcharhinidae
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Extensive and intensive fisheries developed for the soupfin shark, Caleorhinus galeus = zyopterus, ranging from California to Washington (Byers, 1940: Ripley, 1946; Westrheim, 1950).
The tope shark, which is also known as soupfin shark and school shark, is the largest of Britain's inshore native sharks and is known for its sharp teeth and rough skin.
Scientific name Common name Abbreviation Carcharhinidae Carcharinus acronotus Blacknose shark Cac Carcharinus amblyrhynchos Grey reef shark Cal Carcharinus falciformis Silky shark Cfa Carcharinus leucas Bull shark Cle Carcharinus limbatus Blacktip shark Cli Carcharinus longimanus Oceanic whitetip shark Clo Carcharinus obscurus Dusky shark Cob Carcharinus plumbeus Sandbar shark Cpl Galeocerdo cuuier Tiger shark Gcu Prionace glauca Blue shark Pgl Rhizoprionodon taylori Australian sharpnose shark Rta Sphyrnidae Sphyrna lewini Scalloped hammerhead shark Sle Triakidae Galeorhinus galeus Soupfin shark Gga Lamnidae Isurus oxyrinchus Mako shark Iox Alophiidae Alopias superciliosus Bigeye thresher shark Asu Squatinidae Squalus acanthias Spiny dogfish Sac Squaluss mitsukurii Shortspine spurdog Smi
The instruction includes making a soupfin shark puppet called "Chompy.