Alopiidae


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Noun1.Alopiidae - thresher sharksAlopiidae - thresher sharks      
fish family - any of various families of fish
Alopius, genus Alopius - type genus of the family Alopiidae; in some classifications considered a genus of the family Lamnidae
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Thresher sharks are large lamniform sharks belonging to the Alopiidae family and are found in all temperate and tropical oceans of the world.
The fishery initially targeted pelagic sharks (family Alopiidae), but shifted targets in the mid-1980s to swordfish, Xiphias gladius, due to the species' higher value and to the regulatory changes which created an economic advantage for targeting swordfish compared to thresher shark, Alopias vulpinas.
The estimated growth coefficients are among the lowest found for the Alopiidae, highlighting the bigeye thresher's slow growth and consequent low resilience to fishing pressure.
La pesqueria de tiburon es una de las mas importantes en el Pacifico mexicano, caracterizada por ser multiespecifica, la cual se realiza en las tres flotas (de altura, mediana altura y embarcaciones menores) que existen en nuestro pais y se capturan aproximadamente 32 especies pertenecientes a las familias Carcharhinidae, Sphyrnidae, Alopiidae, Triakidae, Lamnidae y Ginglymostomatidae (Soriano-Velasquez et al.
En cara mesial y distal de la raiz, tres canales laterales se abren al interior en una depresion Cetorhinidae Cetorhinus maximus 5 (6) Dientes moderadamente grandes, con o sin aserraduras y en forma de hoja, sin cuspides laterales Alopiidae 6 (5) Dientes grandes, sin aserraduras y sin cuspides laterales Pseudocarchariidae --Dientes unicuspidiados, delgados y prominentes.