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Alopias vulpinus

Definition of the noun Alopias vulpinus

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Alopias vulpinus is a species of Alopias, described by Bonnaterre in 1788.

Alopias vulpinus is a species of Alopias.

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Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products (2009)

by OECD: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Name used for some sharks, particularly + THRESHER SHARK (Alopias vulpinus). (ii) Name is also used for + PACIFIC COD (Gadus macrocephalus). (iii) In U.S.A. GRAYFISH might also be used as ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

and mollusks shortfin mako Isurus oxyrinchus tuna, herring, mackerel, swordfish, and porpoise swordfish Xiphias gladius fishes, crustaceans, and squids thintail thresher Alopias vulpinus schooling fishes, squid, octopi, pelagic crustaceans, ...

Google previewSharks: An Eponym Dictionary (2015)

by Michael Watkins, Bo Beolens

Rafinesque Alopias pelagicus Pelagic Thresher Nakamura Alopias vulpinus Common Thresher Bonaterre Alopiidae Thresher Shark family Bonaparte Amblyraja Skate genus Malm Amblyraja badia Broad Skate Garman Amblyraja Southern ...

Google previewSharks and Other Deadly Ocean Creatures Visual Encyclopedia (2016)

by DK

Dusky blotches on paler underside of body Long gill slits help the shark get plenty of oxygen from water thresher shark Alopias vulpinus Few ocean animals can match the 115 Salmon Shark 115.

Google previewNew Zealand Māori Word Encyclopedia (2007)

by Sally-Anne Lambert

nguture / kaupararfi / kauparapara / uturi / upokotutakirua Allomycterus jaculiferus, porcupine fish k6p1'1wait6tara/ képutétara Alopias vulpinus, thresher shark. 306 CREATURES OF OUR WORLD.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

the central circulatory pathway of some pelagic fishes (tunas, lamnid sharks, and the common thresher shark (Alopias vulpinus)) is reduced and blood flow to and from the myotomal muscles relies principally on a lateral circulation that gives ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Sweetfish - tree snake (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

although the common or thintail thresher, Alopias vulpinus, may reach 25 feet ( 7.6 m). All threshers are dark blue or gray to almost black on the back and white ...

Google previewThe Chambers Dictionary (1998)

a large, long-tailed shark of the genus Alopias, especially Alopias vulpinus. – n and adj thresh'ing. – thresh'erwhale a grampus; ...

Google previewConcise Oxford English Dictionary (2011)

Luxury Edition by Angus Stevenson, Maurice Waite

[Alopias vulpinus.] threshold /ˈθrɛʃəʊld, ˈθrɛʃˌhəʊld/ n. 1 a strip of wood or stone forming the bottom of a doorway and crossed in entering a house or room. 2 a level or point at which something starts or ceases to happen or come into ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

The long-tailed thresher, or fox shark (Alopias vulpinus), is a big, dark fish that grows about 20 ft (6 m) long. thrips Any of some 5,000 species (order Thysanoptera) of tiny winged insects that feed chiefly on plants, inhabiting temperate and ...

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (2004)

Eleventh Edition by Merriam-Webster

cosmopolitan shark (Alopias vulpinus) that has a greatly elongated curved upper lobe of the tail which is often used to thresh the water to round up the schooling fish on which it feeds — see SHARK illustration thresh-ing machine Vthre-shin- ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products Fifth Edition (2008)

5e Edition by OECD

Name used for some sharks, particularly + THRESHER SHARK (Alopias vulpinus). (ii) Name is also used for + PACIFIC COD (Gadus macrocephalus). (iii) In U.S.A. GRAYFISH might also be used as ...

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