What is another word for squalidae?

3 synonyms found


[ skwˈɒlɪdˌiː], [ skwˈɒlɪdˌiː], [ s_k_w_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_d_ˌiː]

Squalidae is a scientific name for a family of sharks commonly known as dogfish sharks. There are a few synonyms for this word, including the family name "Squallidae" and the common names spurdog, spiny dogfish, or common dogfish. These sharks live in both shallow and deep waters and have distinctive features such as a spiny dorsal fin and slender, elongated bodies. They are a commercially important species, as their meat and fins are used in various industries. Squalidae sharks are also known for their longevity, with some individuals living up to 70 years. Despite their names, these sharks are not related to dogs, but rather are a unique and fascinating species in their own right.

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How to use "Squalidae" in context?

The squalidae is a family of unsegmented, air-breathing, marine arthropods. They are commonly known as squids and Typically lack a functional underbelly; their mantle cavity extends across their entire body, filled with gametes, embryos, and other organs. Squid have a sac-like protrusion from the front of their mantle, and a hinged tentacle at the rear. Squid range from in size from 0.5 mm to 25 m, and have four legs and a pair of arms.

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