sharp-nosed shark

noun
variants: or sharpnose shark \ ˈ⸗¦⸗-​ \

Definition of sharp-nosed shark

: a small gray or brown shark (Scoliodon terrae-novae) of both coasts of the Atlantic and especially abundant in the Caribbean area also : a closely related slaty or bluish gray shark (S. longurio) of the Pacific coast of Mexico and southern California

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“Sharp-nosed shark.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sharp-nosed%20shark. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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