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Sharks, rays and chimaeras are known as "cartilaginous fish" due to the fact that their skeletons are made of cartilage rather than bone.
The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, which comes at the start of the year marking the 50th anniversary of The IUCN Red List, includes the analysis of the conservation status of 1,041 sharks, rays and closely related chimaera species.
Like other species of chimaeras, mature males of this species carry their sexual organs on their heads.
SHARKS, rays and chimaera are all members of the family of elasmobranchs, or cartilagigous fishes.
That makes Helicoprion a distant relative of today's rabbitfish, ratfish and other chimaeras.
Researchers have also debated whether Helicoprion was more like a modern shark or another ancient group of cartilaginous fish, the chimaera.
The effects of fishing on sharks, rays, and chimaeras (chondrichthyans), and the implications for marine ecosystems.
The skeletal function of nongenic nuclear DNA: new evidence from ancient cell chimaeras.
The brain, found in a shale in Kansas and Oklahoma, belong to Iniopterygians, which are extinct relatives of modern ratfishes, also known as "ghost sharks" or chimaeras.
Catches of Selachii reported by FAO statistics for Spain, Italy, and Greece in the Mediterranean amount to 4209 metric tons in 2000, but include pelagic and benthic sharks, skates, rays, and chimaeras together.
The effects of fishing on sharks, rays and chimaeras (chondrichthyans), and the implication for marine ecosystems.