Definition of Odontaspis taurus

1. Noun. Shallow-water shark with sharp jagged teeth found on both sides of Atlantic; sometimes dangerous to swimmers.

Exact synonyms: Carcharias Taurus, Sand Shark, Sand Tiger
Generic synonyms: Shark
Group relationships: Carcharias, Genus Carcharias, Genus Odontaspis, Odontaspis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odontaspis Taurus

Odinists
Odisha
Odland body
Odo of Lagery
Odoacer
Odobenidae
Odobenus
Odobenus divergens
Odobenus rosmarus
Odocoileus
Odocoileus Virginianus
Odocoileus hemionus
Odocoileus hemionus columbianus
Odontaspididae
Odontaspis
Odontaspis taurus (current term)
Odontoceti
Odontophorus
Odovacar
Odovakar
Odtaa
Odyssean
Odysseus
Odyssey
Oe
Oecanthus
Oecanthus fultoni
Oedipal complex
Oedipally

Literary usage of Odontaspis taurus

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1. Fishes of Australia: A Popular and Systematic Guide to the Study of the by David George Stead (1906)
"... Grey-Nurse (Odontaspis taurus), the Blue Pointer (Lamna glauca), the White Pointer (Carcharodon car- ..."

2. The Aborigines of Victoria: With Notes Relating to the Habits of the Natives by Robert Brough Smyth (1878)
"... the dogfish (Galeus canis and Mustela vulgaris); and the large shark (Odontaspis taurus). Of the aquatic mammals may be mentioned the whale \ (Physalus ..."

3. Paleobiology of the Williamsburg Formation (Black Mingo Group; Paleocene) of by Albert E. Sanders (1998)
"Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology. SADOWSKY, V. 1970. On the dentition of the sand shark, Odontaspis taurus, from the vicinity of Cananeia, Brazil. ..."

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