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  1. thresher, thrasher, thresher shark, fox shark, Alopius vulpinusnoun

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


  1. thresher sharknoun

    Any of three species of sharks, in the genus Alopias.


  1. thresher shark

    A thresher shark is a type of shark recognized for its unique, long upper tail fin, which can often be equal to the length of its body. It belongs to the family Alopiidae and is found in tropical oceans around the world. Thresher sharks use their distinctive tail in a whip-like motion to stun prey, primarily small fish and squid. They can range in color from brownish to bluish-grey and usually have a white underside. They are generally non-threatening to humans.


  1. Thresher shark

    Thresher sharks are large lamniform sharks of the family Alopiidae found in all temperate and tropical oceans of the world; the family contains three species, all within the genus Alopias.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thresher shark in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thresher shark in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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