Definition of Family Carcharhinidae

1. Noun. Largest family of living sharks; found worldwide especially in tropical waters; dorsal fin lacks spines: requiem sharks including tiger sharks and soupfin sharks.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Carcharhinidae

family Cancridae
family Canellaceae
family Canidae
family Cannabidaceae
family Cannaceae
family Capitonidae
family Capparidaceae
family Caprifoliaceae
family Caprimulgidae
family Caproidae
family Capromyidae
family Capsidae
family Carabidae
family Carangidae
family Carapidae
family Carcharhinidae (current term)
family Carchariidae
family Cardiidae
family Cariamidae
family Caricaceae
family Carpinaceae
family Caryocaraceae
family Caryophyllaceae
family Castoridae
family Casuaridae
family Casuarinaceae
family Cathartidae
family Catostomidae
family Caviidae
family Cebidae

Literary usage of Family Carcharhinidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Red Sea Sharks by Jeremy Stafford-Deitsch (1999)
"Indeed all the sharks commonly referred to as grey or requiem sharks (the family Carcharhinidae) are viviparous, with the sole exception of the tiger shark ..."

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