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leopard shark

noun
1.
a small, inshore shark, Triakis semifasciata, having distinctive black markings across the back, inhabiting Pacific coastal waters from Oregon through California.
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  • The leopard shark made a fast pass at the barracuda, then turned and snapped at a black tip.

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