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great white shark:

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large, ferocious shark, Carcharodon carcharias. Also known as the great white shark and maneater, this shark can attack swimmers and boats without provocation, though it does not typically do so.
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Dudley SFJ, Anderson-Reade MD, Thompson GS, McMullen PB (2000) Concurrent scavenging off a whale carcass by great white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias, and tiger sharks, Galeocerdo cuvier.
Erstnachweise fur die Bermuda werden von 24 Arten dokumentiert, wahrend funf Arten wieder gestrichen werden, da ihre angeblichen Nachweise auf Fehlbestimmung beruhten, namlich: Carcharodon carcharias, Hyporhamphus unifasciatus, Rypticus subbrnatus, Clepticus parrae und Electric pisonis.
Silver Gulls were alert to any activity at sea nearby, flocking to investigate feeding by Crested and White-fronted Terns or the commotion caused by a Great White Shark Carcharodon carcharias preying on a seal at the surface, or a seal thrashing a large fish.
For the last 150 years, some paleontologists have concluded the great white shark, Carcharodon carcharias, is a smaller relative of the line that produced Carcharodon megalodon, the largest carnivorous fish known.
Will, to his amazement, the Carcharodon Carcharias turn out to be the Sesame Street Groovy Shark, who joyfully started singing the Perfectly Pearl White Teeth song, "Gotta brush my pearly whites, so they don't lose their bite, and when I swim downstream, I make those other fishes scream"?
Martin AP: Systematics of the Lamnidae and the Origination Time of Carcharodon carcharias Inferred from the Comparative Analysis of Mitochondrial DNA Sequences.
5-1 m Lamniformes Sphyrna zygaena 3-4 m Lamniformes Cetorhinus maximus 3-12 m Lamniformes Carcharodon carcharias 5-6 m Lamniformes Isurus oxyrhynchus 3-4 m Lamniformes Alopias vulpinus 3-4 m Lamniformes Rhincodon typus 12-13 m Heterodontiformes Heterodontus zebra 0.
Male elephant seals forage along the coast on possibly richer prey than females but at the risk of predation by killer whales, Orcinus orca, or white sharks, Carcharodon carcharias.
Of considerable interest however, were the remains of hollow enamel shells of several shark's teeth --identified as a large Great White, Carcharodon carcharias at Cow Point.
If there's one shark that stirs the public's imagination, it's the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias.
This folio-size volume, profusely illustrated with reproductions of old photographs and paintings, excellent color photographs by Al Giddings and others, as well as the handsome paintings of Richard Ellis, provides the general reader with a rich background of information about one of the most awesome fish in the sea--the Great White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias.