Definition of Carcharhinus leucas

1. Noun. A most common shark in temperate and tropical coastal waters worldwide; heavy-bodied and dangerous.

Exact synonyms: Bull Shark, Cub Shark
Generic synonyms: Requiem Shark
Group relationships: Carcharhinus, Genus Carcharhinus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcharhinus Leucas

Caravaggio
Carazo
Carboloy
Carbonarism
Carbondale
Carboniferous
Carboniferous period
Carborundum
Carcel lamp
Carcel lamps
Carcharhinidae
Carcharhinus
Carcharhinus leucas
Carcharhinus limbatus
Carcharhinus obscurus
Carcharhinus plumbeus
Carcharias
Carcharias taurus
Carchariidae
Carcharinus longimanus
Carcharodon
Carcharodon carcharias
Carchemish
Cardamine
Cardamine bulbifera
Cardamine bulbosa
Cardamine diphylla

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, ..."

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