white shark (great white shark) Aggressive shark found in tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. It has a heavy body, a crescent-shaped tail, and saw-edged triangular teeth; it is grey, blue or brown with a white belly. Length: to 11m (36ft); weight: to 2180kg (7000lb). Family Isuridae; species Carcharodon carcharias.
white shark (Carcharodon carcharias) See LAMNIDAE.
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