family Lamnidae


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Related to family Lamnidae: mackerel sharks
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Noun1.family Lamnidae - oceanic sharks
fish family - any of various families of fish
mackerel shark - fierce pelagic and oceanic sharks
genus Lamna, Lamna - a genus of Lamnidae
Carcharodon, genus Carcharodon - man-eating sharks
Cetorhinus, genus Cetorhinus - comprising only the basking sharks; in some classifications considered the type genus of a separate family Cetorhinidae
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Within this order, only the family Lamnidae received strong support, whereas support for a monophyletic Alopidae was moderate.
Sanzo (1912) correctly placed the embryo in the family Lamnidae using only morphometric criteria.