white-tipped shark

Also found in: Thesaurus.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.white-tipped shark - large deep-water shark with white-tipped dorsal finwhite-tipped 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
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Kmart is in some hot water with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, after a white-tipped shark they were using to shoot a commercial died in an above-ground pool earlier this month.
The three new arrivals are two black-tipped sharks named Bali and Jakarta and a white-tipped shark called Zanzibar.
Conditions for snorkelling in the Maldives are ideal with crystal clear calm waters and scores of unusual sealife to ogle, from small white-tipped sharks and eagle rays through to colourful parrot fish and black and white fish I called the Chanel species, for their distinctive monochrome markings.