Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • proper noun A genus of lemon sharks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Carcharhinidaelemon shark.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun lemon sharks

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • The lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) breeds around Rocas Atoll.

    Brazilian Atlantic Islands, Brazil

  • Michelle McComb, Timothy Tricas and Stephen Kajiura tested this hypothesis by comparing the visual fields of three hammerhead species: the bonnethead shark, (Sphyrna tiburo), scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) and the winghead shark (Eusphyra blochii), with that of two normal shark species: the lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) and the blacknose shark

    Practical Fishkeeping

  • Validation trials, held within enclosures in the natural environment, on juvenile lemon sharks Negaprion brevirostris fitted with external receivers and transmitters, showed receivers logged interactions between individuals regularly when sharks were within 4 m (~4 body lengths) of each other, but rarely when at 10 m distance.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • Michelle McComb, Timothy Tricas and Stephen Kajiura tested this hypothesis by comparing the visual fields of three hammerhead species: the bonnethead shark, (Sphyrna tiburo), scalloped hammerhead shark (Sphyrna lewini) and the winghead shark (Eusphyra blochii), with that of two normal shark species: the lemon shark (Negaprion brevirostris) and the blacknose shark

    Practical Fishkeeping

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.