Definition of Ginglymostoma cirratum
1. Noun. Small bottom-dwelling shark of warm shallow waters on both coasts of North America and South America and from southeast Asia to Australia.
Generic synonyms: Shark
Group relationships: Genus Ginglymostoma, Ginglymostoma
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Literary usage of Ginglymostoma cirratum
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1. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1920)
"... are Kingston, Lucea, Port Antonio, and Port Moran, indicated by the letters K., L., A. and M., respectively. 1. Ginglymostoma cirratum (Bonnaterre). 2. ..."
2. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington by Biological Society of Washington (1915)
"Four species of sharks, Ginglymostoma cirratum, Galeocerdo tigrinus, ... Ginglymostoma cirratum (Gmelin). NURSE SHARK. In the summer of 1913, while working ..."
3. Where, When, and how to Catch Fish on the East Coast of Florida by William H. Gregg, John Gardner (1902)
""Ginglymostoma cirratum." 13 NURSE SHARK This Shark will average about 25 pounds. GATA. ..."
4. The Fishes of Panama Bay by Charles Henry Gilbert, Edwin Chapin Starks (1904)
"Panama Gulf of California Galapagos Islands Ecuador Peru Ginglymostoma cirratum Mustelus lunulatus + Galeus dorsalis + Galeocerdo tigrinus + ..."