seven-gill shark

seven-gill shark
noun

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  • seven-gill shark — /ˌsɛvən gɪl ˈʃak/ (say .sevuhn gil shahk) noun a primitive shark, Notorhynchus cepedianus, having seven gill slits, found in southern Australian and New Zealand waters; tuatini …  

  • seven-gilled shark — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun or seven gill shark : a shark of the genera Notorynchus and Heptranchias …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shark — Taxobox name = Shark fossil range = Late Devonian Recent image width = 250px image caption = Grey reef shark, Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata subphylum = Vertebrata classis = Chondrichthyes subclassis =… …   Wikipedia

  • Shark senses and behaviors — “He perceives the slightest pressure wave from my smallest movement, analyzes every change in acidity or in the vaguest of odors, and he will never allow himself to be surprised by abrupt movement.” (Cousteau.)hark SensesSharks’ senses allow them …   Wikipedia

  • shark — I [[t]ʃɑrk[/t]] n. ich any of various predatory cartilaginous fishes of the order Selachii, having a rough scaleless skin, a wide mouth on the underside of the head, and five to seven gill slits on each side: some attack humans • Etymology:… …   From formal English to slang

  • cow shark — noun large primitive shark widely distributed in warm seas • Syn: ↑six gilled shark, ↑Hexanchus griseus • Hypernyms: ↑shark • Member Holonyms: ↑Hexanchus, ↑genus Hexanchus * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Broadnose sevengill shark — Conservation status Data Deficient …   Wikipedia

  • Sharpnose sevengill shark — Taxobox name = Sharpnose sevengill shark fossil range = Fossil range|61|0 Danian to Present [cite journal last = Sepkoski first = Jack authorlink = coauthors = title = A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Chondrichthyes entry) journal =… …   Wikipedia

  • sevengill shark — sev|en|gill «SEHV uhn GIHL», noun. or sevengill shark, a shark of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans having seven gill slits along each side of the head instead of the usual five …   Useful english dictionary

  • sev|en|gill — «SEHV uhn GIHL», noun. or sevengill shark, a shark of the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans having seven gill slits along each side of the head instead of the usual five …   Useful english dictionary

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