elasmobranch


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elasmobranch

any cartilaginous fish of the subclass Elasmobranchii (class CHONDRICHTHYES) including fish such as sharks, dogfish, skate and rays - all the class except the chimaeras. In some classifications the term is synonymous with Chondrichthyes.

elasmobranch

members of the class Elasmobranchii; includes sharks and rays.
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The award recognizes career accomplishments that have contributed significantly to the knowledge and understanding of elasmobranchs.
Nothing else would be added to the knowledge of elasmobranch nurseries for over two thousand years.
According to Hamlett (1999), in all elasmobranchs thus far examined the fundamental details of seminiferous follicle development and spermatogenesis are similar.
Aryl hydrocarbon receptor function in early vertebrates: inducibility of cytochrome P450 1A in agnathan and elasmobranch fish.
Educational talks will be held by the shark displays at each centre, including a 'Super Shark Show' where the genius Professor Elasmobranch takes on zany shark hunter Cap'n Slaughter.
The topics include main causes and consequences of the decline of diadromous fish in western European inland waters, the final report on the economic valuation of water hyacinth as an environmental problem on Uganda's fresh-water resources and its effects on key economic activities, the artisanal fleet of Andalusia in Spain as a case study of occupational safety policies in the small-scale fishing sector, the effects of thermal processing on the quality of canned fish, a preliminary study of elasmobranch by-catch in pelagic pair trawl in the Adriatic, complex system tools for a complex ecosystem, and the development of monoclonal antibodies to combat fish misdescription and fraud.
The southern stingray (Dasyatis americana) is a large, subtropical, benthic elasmobranch that ranges from New Jersey throughout the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean to southern Brazil (McEachran and de Carvalho 1998).
He was the first to describe the evolution of the nervous system of elasmobranch fishes.
At the time of writing, FISH-BOL included records from 511 elasmobranch species (46% of the 1114 then recognised shark and ray species) and from 24 holocephalans (52% of the 46 then recognised species).
Activation of liver carnitine palmitoyltransferase-1 and mitochondrial acetoacetyl-CoA thiolase is associated with elevated ketone body levels in the elasmobranch Squalus acanthias.
Yet the number of deaths worldwide has dipped slightly in recent years, according to the International Shark Attack File, compiled by the American Elasmobranch Society and the Florida Museum of Natural History.