file-tail shark


Definition of file-tail shark

: a small dark brown shark (Parmaturus xaniurus) of the coast or southern and Lower California having a broad crowded band of enlarged scales on the upper edge of the tail

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“File-tail shark.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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