Great White shark
Great White shark Great White shark a large shark ({Carcharodon carcharias}, class Chondrichtyes) usually found in warm seas. When young it is bluish but it becomes white with age. It grows to over 15 feet in length and is feared as a man-eater. Also called {white shark} and {great white}. [PJC]

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