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great white shark:

see white sharkwhite shark,
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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(11.) Martin AP: Systematics of the Lamnidae and the Origination Time of Carcharodon carcharias Inferred from the Comparative Analysis of Mitochondrial DNA Sequences.
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. The relative mass gain of males and females suggests that male prey are more nutritious or more abundant than female prey.
If there's one shark that stirs the public's imagination, it's the white shark, Carcharodon carcharias. When sensationalist media preys on people's sometimes deep-seated fears of sharks, this species usually is the target.
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. This much maligned and controversial predator is so rarely seen today that many fear it is destined for extinction unless effective measures for its protection are adopted.
Hubbell (1996) dice haber recolectado y analizado mas de 13.000 dientes fosiles del gran tiburon blanco Carcharodon carcharias, de los que solo el 0,25 % presentaba alteraciones morfologicas, ademas de presentar una coleccion personal de 559 dientes de Carcharocles megalodon y Carcharodon auriculatus con deformidades de varia naturaleza.
Great white sharks: the biology of Carcharodon carcharias. Academic Press, San Diego, pp.
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One of the earliest works on fishes in North America is Smith's "Natural History of the Fishes of Massachusetts" (1833) which included eight species of sharks (and four rays), most of which can clearly be identified: Smooth Dogfish, Mustelus canis\ Spiny Dogfish, Squalus acanthi as', White Shark, Carcharodon carcharias; Blue Shark, Prionace glauca; Common Thresher, Alopias vulpinus; Hammerhead Shark, Sphyrna sp.; and Basking Shark, Cetorhinus maximus.
Are carcharodon carcharias - better known as great white sharks - swimming in waters off British shores?