fox shark

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Synonyms for fox shark

large pelagic shark of warm seas with a whiplike tail used to round up small fish on which to feed

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Local fisherman Barry Thomas had been hoping to catch bass or other common fish in Swansea Bay when he netted the thresher, sometimes referred to as a fox shark.
According to Oliver, the team of researchers were watching a female thresher shark, otherwise known as fox shark, which was swimming across a station in an agitated state.