thresher shark

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n thresher shark large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Thresher shark a large, voracious shark. See Thrasher.
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Usage

In literature:

The Sword-fish and Thresher Shark also help to destroy this harmless giant of the deep.
"Within the Deep" by R. Cadwallader Smith
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In news:

Dogfish as well as a small thresher shark, big porgies, trigger fish, dolphins have been feeding close to shore on the schools of squid in the area.
Mike Flynn takes nets off the Baby Joe that he uses for catching thresher shark.
The 515-pound thresher shark caught by Stephen Deckoff and his son on June 26 was alive when this picture was taken.
Imagine the 516-pound thresher shark's surprise.
Jumping Thresher Shark Caught on Video.
Videos of leaping thresher sharks are rare, but this underwater video shows a free-jumping thresher shark from below the surface.
Videos of leaping thresher shark s are rare, but this underwater video shows a free-jumping thresher shark from below the surface.
It wasn't a giant squid or a tuna or a bigeye thresher shark.
Florida angler Jason Fox went toe to toe with this massive thresher shark and finally brought it to the boat after a two-hour battle.
Willdlife experts tell WMGM TV that Thresher sharks are not known for attacking people.
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