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sand shark

[′san ‚shark]
(vertebrate zoology)
Any of various shallow-water predatory elasmobranchs of the family Carchariidae. Also known as tiger shark.
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A sand shark, also known as sand tiger shark, is the only species of shark known to come to the water surface to gulp air, according to National Geographic.
When we hit the shallow beach, the sand sharks were cutting into your pants legs,'' the 70-year-old Pacoima resident recalled of the attack on Sept.
The couple are taking their vows at Deep Sea World in Fife as six sand sharks and 3,000 fish look on.
Besides administrative and executive personnel, the phone system is used by reporters, security officials and ticketing agents for the arena's three professional teams--the Phoenix Suns basketball team, the Arizona Sand Sharks indoor soccer club and the 1994 World Champion Arizona Rattlers arena football team.
They alanded 28 bronze whaler sharks from 90lb to John Griffiths's whopper, gulley sharks to 70lb, cob and streambass to 35lb and a large number of sand sharks, bull sharks and catfish.