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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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.