bull shark

bull shark
a shark, Carcharhinus leucas, that is common in both temperate and tropical coastal waters

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  • Bull shark — Conservation status Near Threatened ( …   Wikipedia

  • bull shark — noun a most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy bodied and dangerous • Syn: ↑cub shark, ↑Carcharhinus leucas • Hypernyms: ↑requiem shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Carcharhinus, ↑genus Carcharhinus …   Useful english dictionary

  • bull shark — pilkasis šešiažiaunis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Hexanchus griseus angl. blunt nosed six gilled shark; brown shark; bull shark; bulldog shark; cow shark; gray shark; six gilled shark rus.… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • bull shark — bukasnukis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Carcharhinus leucas angl. bull shark; cub shark; Zambezi shark rus. акула бык; тупорылая акула ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pilkieji rykliai …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • bull shark — a requiem shark, Carcharhinus leucas, inhabiting shallow waters from North Carolina to Brazil. Also called cub shark. * * *       species belonging to the Carcharhinidae. See carcharhinid family. * * * …   Universalium

  • bull shark — /ˈbʊl ʃak/ (say bool shahk) noun a large and aggressive shark, Carcharhinus leucas, with a short blunt snout and triangular serrated teeth; found in tropical and subtropical coastal waters; Swan River whaler; river whaler …  

  • Shark threat display — Shark threat display, a type of agonistic display, is a behaviour observed in some sharks when they feel threatened or protective. It consists of a contorting of the body into a series of ritualized postures coupled with an exaggerated swimming… …   Wikipedia

  • Shark — Taxobox name = Shark fossil range = Late Devonian Recent image width = 250px image caption = Grey reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis =… …   Wikipedia

  • shark — shark1 sharklike, adj. /shahrk/, n. any of a group of elongate elasmobranch, mostly marine fishes, certain species of which are large, voracious, and sometimes dangerous to humans. [1560 70; orig. uncert.] shark2 /shahrk/, n. 1. a person who… …   Universalium

  • Shark proof cage — A shark proof cage is a cage which is lowered into the ocean, and in which a SCUBA diver enters, to examine sharks up close more safely. Shark proof cages are built very strong, in order to withstand the strength of a shark ramming the cage.… …   Wikipedia

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