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dusky shark


Definitions from WordNet

Noun dusky shark has 1 sense
  1. dusky shark, Carcharhinus obscurus - relatively slender blue-gray shark; nearly worldwide in tropical and temperate waters
    --1 is a kind of requiem shark
    --1 is a member of Carcharhinus, genus Carcharhinus

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Dusky Shark


The dusky shark is a species of large, powerful shark known for its dusky-colored skin. It is a migratory species that can be found in tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. The dusky shark is characterized by its stout body, long pectoral fins, and a rounded snout.


Noun - Marine Biology:

In marine biology, the dusky shark refers to a particular species of shark, Carcharhinus obscurus, belonging to the family Carcharhinidae.

Sample Sentence: The dusky shark is known for its slow reproductive rate and therefore, is particularly vulnerable to overfishing.

Adjective - Color:

The term dusky shark can also be used as an adjective to describe the coloration or appearance of something resembling the color of dusk.

Sample Sentence: The dusky shark hues of the evening sky painted a beautiful backdrop for the sunset.

Adjective - Person or thing:

As an adjective, dusky shark can be used to describe a person or thing that is mysterious, enigmatic, or secretive.

Sample Sentence: The performer captivated the audience with her dusky shark charm and allure.

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