Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to family Carcharhinidae: genus Carcharhinus
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|Noun||1.||family Carcharhinidae - largest family of living sharks; found worldwide especially in tropical waters; dorsal fin lacks spines: requiem sharks including tiger sharks and soupfin sharks|
fish family - any of various families of fish
Elasmobranchii, Selachii, subclass Elasmobranchii, subclass Selachii - sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates
requiem shark - any of numerous sharks from small relatively harmless bottom-dwellers to large dangerous oceanic and coastal species