Carcharhinidae

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Carcharhinidae

[‚kär·kə′rīn·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A large family of sharks belonging to the charcharinid group of galeoids, including the tiger sharks and blue sharks.
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Even with the use of nets, fishes as large as sturgeon, requiem sharks, bat rays and salmon surely required individual handling and processing.
In sum, requiem sharks, bat rays and individual salmon stocks spend much less of the year in the Bay than does the more-or-less resident sturgeon population.
Two species of requiem sharks (family Carcharhinidae), Carcharhinus brachyurus and Prionace glauca, are also common in coastal waters but are prohibited as target species in northern New Zealand.