cartilaginous fish


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cartilaginous fish

any fish of the classes Chondrichthyes or Elasmobranchii, including the sharks, skates and rays, whose skeleton is entirely cartilaginous.
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The second answer is that, by holding the discussion of cartilaginous fish until both the live-bearing animals and the birds are discussed, Aristotle saves himself a good deal of repetition.
Peptides related to insulin-like growth factor 1 in the gastro-entero-pancreatic system of bony and cartilaginous fish.
Scientists at the University of Western Australia (UWA) say sharks and other cartilaginous fish have highly developed sensory systems and relatively large brains.
By demonstrating the persistence of OTC in the mineralized tissue of a cartilaginous fish at liberty for nearly two decades, our study confirms the long-term effectiveness of this age validation tool.
Sharks belong to a cartilaginous fish group that also includes skates and rays.
Not so for cartilaginous fish like sharks and skates.
The study is thought to be the first to demonstrate social learning in any cartilaginous fish, the BBC reported.
Cartilaginous fish, which today include sharks, rays, and ratfish, diverged from the bony fishes more than 420 million years ago.
They found that the bony fish had a different mechanism of pelvic fin muscle formation from that of the cartilaginous fish, a mechanism that was a stepping stone to the evolution of tetrapod physiology.
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Researchers at National Jewish Health have found that mammals, amphibians and cartilaginous fish share a central element of the immune system since more than 400 million years of evolution.
Also, shark cartilage has long intrigued the public due to the belief that the incidence of cancer in this cartilaginous fish is very rare.