great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
Author David Starr Jordan (1851–1931)
English: Cub-shark, Carcharias lamia Rafinesque. Florida
English: Jordan, David Starr (1907) Fishes, New York City, NY: Henry Holt and Company
The great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias), also known as the great white, white pointer, white shark, or white death, is a species of large mackerel shark which can be found in the coastal surface waters of all the major oceans.