soupfin shark

[ soop-fin ]
/ ˈsupˌfɪn /

noun

a requiem shark, Galeorhinus zyopterus, inhabiting the Pacific Ocean, valued for its fins, which are used by the Chinese in the preparation of a soup, and for its liver, which is rich in vitamin A.

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Also called soupfin .

Origin of soupfin shark

First recorded in 1900–05
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