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    Catherine Sutera added text to "Brief Summary" on "Carcharodon megalodon (Agassiz 1843)".

    Carcharodon megalodon is an extinct species of shark that lived during...

    over 2 years ago

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    Catherine Sutera added the English common name "Giant Great White Shark" to "Carcharodon megalodon (Agassiz 1843)".

    over 2 years ago

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    Jeremy Frimond commented on "Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)":

    Charcharodon carcharias is not by nature a social animal however at large feeding events that can support multiple animals a social hierarchy may form. The excerpt from Dr. Ebert’s book below describes in more depth the extent of their social behavior: “Charcharodon carcharias may occur either singly or in groups particularly in feeding aggregations around whale carcasses where nine or more individuals have been observed at a time. A social hierarchy sometimes prevails when feeding on a large whale carcass, with the largest sharks feeding first followed in order of size by other sharks.” Shark Rays and Chimeras of California, David A. Ebert PhD , 2003 Page 115

    over 2 years ago

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    Jeremy Frimond commented on "Carcharodon carcharias (Linnaeus, 1758)":

    I disagree that Charcharodon carcharias (Cc) is considered a social animal. I have noticed there are two citations behind this staement however I cannot find the corresponding links. Any help?

    over 2 years ago

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