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Definition of the noun lamnidae

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noun - plural: -

  1. oceanic sharks

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Google previewThe Sharks of North America (2011)

by Jose I. Castro, Diane Rome Peebles

a FAMILY LAMNIDAE The Mackerel Sharks The Lamnidae is a small family of large, fast-swimming sharks also known as the isurids, or mackerel sharks. They share many adaptations for high-speed swimming: a conical snout, large gills ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Lamnidae (mako, basking shark; subclass *Elasmobranchii, order *Lamniformes) A small family of marine sharks that have stout, streamlined bodies. The first * dorsal fin is placed midway on the back, but the second dorsal and *anal fins are ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1921)

A Comprehensive Reference Book

The sharks formed the genus Squalus of Linnaeus, which is now divided into several families, as the Carcharidae, or white sharks; Lamnidae, or basking sharks; Scymnidae, including the Greenland shark; Scyllidae, or dog-fishes, etc.

Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1860)

by J. G. Heck

Lamnidae. Rhinobatidae. Cestraciontidse. Alopeciidae. Torpedinidae. Notodanidae. Scymniidae. Raiidae. Spinacidae. Squatinse. Trygonidae. Scylliidae. Zygaenidae. Myliobatidae. Nictitantes. Pristidae. Cephalopteridae. We come in the next ...

Google previewThe Recreational Diver's Dictionary & Historical Timeline (2003)

by Scott Dowding

five shark species belong to this grouping of sharks and stem from the family Lamnidae, including the mako and the white. These voracious predators can be found in all the earth's oceans and are all viviparous, fast swimming, ...

Google previewThe Imperial Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1901)

A New and Exhaustive Work of Reference to the English Language, Defining Over 250,000 Words, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Pronunciation and Use. Comprising a General Encyclopaedia of Art, Science, Invention and Discovery; a Gazetteer and Atlas of the World; a Compendious Dictionary of Universal Biography, Etc by Robert Hunter

lamnidae. la ment -e"r, s. [Eng. lament; -er.J One who mourns or laments; a mourner. la men -tin, «. [Lamaxtin. J la. ment -Ing, pr.par., a. A. 8. [Lvmkxt, v.] A. & B. As pr. par. dt particip. adj.: (See the verb.) C. As subst. : Lamentation, mourning ...

Google previewMultilingual Dictionary of Fish and Fish Products Fifth Edition (2008)

5e Edition by OECD

– MACKEREL STYLE SPLIT FISH RUS: Сельдевая акула, ламна SCC: Ajkula, morski pas SCR: Psina SPA: Marrajo SWE: Håbrandshaj LAMNIDAE ( Cosmopolitan) The name MACKEREL SHARK has been generally applied to species ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science, Literature, & Art (1875)

Comprising the Definitions and Derivations of the Scientific Terms in General Use, Together with the History and Descriptions of the Scientific Principles of Nearly Every Branch of Human Knowledge by William Thomas Brande, George William Cox

Hypodontidae, Cestraciontidae, Notidanidae, Spinacidae, Scylliidae, HAEMODORACEAE Nictitantes, Lamnidae, Alopecidae, Scymniidae, Squatinae, Zygaenidae, Pristidae, Rhinobatidae, Torpedinidae, Raiidae, Trygonidae, Myliobatidae, ...

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