Definition of Carcharhinus leucas
1. Noun. A most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy-bodied and dangerous.
Generic synonyms: Requiem Shark
Group relationships: Carcharhinus, Genus Carcharhinus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcharhinus Leucas
Literary usage of Carcharhinus leucas
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1. Sharks of Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (2000)
"HABITAT PREFERENCES Some species of shark are fairly habitat-specific: for example, the bull shark carcharhinus leucas tends to occur in shallow, ..."