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English noun: family Carcharhinidae

1. family Carcharhinidae (animal) largest family of living sharks; found worldwide especially in tropical waters; dorsal fin lacks spines: requiem sharks including tiger sharks and soupfin sharks


SynonymsCarcharhinidae


Broader (hypernym)fish family


Member holonymCarcharhinus, Galeocerdo, Galeorhinus, genus Carcharhinus, genus Galeocerdo, genus Galeorhinus, genus Negaprion, genus Prionace, Negaprion, Prionace, requiem shark


Member meronymElasmobranchii, Selachii, subclass Elasmobranchii, subclass Selachii









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