Definition of Dusky shark
1. Noun. Relatively slender blue-grey shark; nearly worldwide in tropical and temperate waters.
Generic synonyms: Requiem Shark
Group relationships: Carcharhinus, Genus Carcharhinus
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dusky Shark
Literary usage of Dusky shark
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"Mention may be made in particular of a tiger-shark (Galeocerdo tig-rimis), and a dusky shark (Carcharinus obscurus). Of the latter, a specimen over ten feet ..."
2. U. S. Navy Diving Manual: Air DivingSports & Rec (1999)
"dusky shark - This shark is often found in shallow waters of warm temperature zones on both sides of the ... The dusky shark is unpredictable and fearless. ..."
3. Sharks of Florida, the Bahamas, the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (2000)
"Off continental coastlines (including our region) it tends to be replaced by the very similar dusky shark Carcharhinus ..."