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.
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Distribuigao e morfologia dos canais da linha lateral em raias e sua relevancia sistematica (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii: Batoidea) (Doctoral dissertation).
ABSTRACT-Historically the knowledge of sharks (Elasmobranchii) has always lagged far behind the knowledge of bony fishes and other vertbrates.
(2006): Nouvelles faunes de Selaciens (Elasmobranchii, Neoselachii) de l'Eocene moyen des Landes (Sud-Ouest, France).
Taxonomy of the genus Dasyatis (Elasmobranchii, Dasyatididae) from the North Pacific.
Buoyancy and similarity of the swimming of Manta birostris (Elasmobranchii: Myliobatidae) with the flying cycle of Columba livia (Aves: Columbidae)