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Noun1.Sphyrnidae - hammerhead sharks; bonnethead sharks
fish family - any of various families of fish
genus Sphyrna, Sphyrna - type genus of the Sphyrnidae
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Meet the bonnethead shark, a member of the hammerhead shark genus Sphyrna in the family Sphyrnidae.
From all eight known shark orders, Carcharhiniformes presents the highest species diversity, including the smooth hammerhead shark (Sphyrna zygaena (Linnaeus, 1758)), which belongs to the Sphyrnidae family.
Los ordenes con mayor diversidad especifica son: Carcharhiniformes (59 especies), Squaliformes (24) y Lamniformes (13); a nivel de familias: Carcharhinidae (con 26), Pentanchidae y Triakidae (cada una con 11) y Sphyrnidae (7); y a nivel generico: Carcharhinus (17), Mustelus (9), Sphyrna (7) y Apristurus (6) (Fig.
Survey type Common name Order and family (scientific name) N C Carcharhiniformes Carcharhinidae Pacific sharpnose shark 6 100 (Rhizoprionodon longurio) Sphyrnidae Scalloped hammerhead 4 100 (Sphyrna lewini) Triakidae Brown smoothhound 696 55.
0), such as those from the Sphyrnidae and Carcharhinidae families, were not recorded during any of the fishing trips in 2007.
But Bruce and his friends--of the families Sphyrnidae and Lamnidae--turn out to be harmless vegetarians trying hard to remember that "Fish are friends, not food.