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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Ideally you want to track them for several years,' says Irene Kingma of the Dutch Elasmobranch Society.
In contrast, other pelagic elasmobranchs have longer point-to-point movements, such as the tiger shark Galeocerdo cuvier (3,500 km) (Lea et al.
Implications for fisheries management Small and benthic (or benthopelagic) elasmobranch species tend to exhibit more distinct population structures at smaller spatial scales than those exhibited by large pelagic species (Larson et al., 2017).
Life History Patterns in the Elasmobranchs: Implications for Fisheries Management.
Morphology of the mechanosensory lateral line system in elasmobranch fishes: ecological and behavioral considerations.
Lastly, there is one powerful sensory adaptation present in all elasmobranch that consisted of multiple small subcutaneous vesicles located around the head, snout, or mouth area.
It is important to note that, in the depth ranges we surveyed, both benthic elasmobranchs (sharks, skates, and rays) and chimaerids (ratfishes) are common in southern California waters [17,18].
Age determination of elasmobranchs presents unique challenges compared to that of teleosts.
Age determination of an elasmobranch (Squalus acanthias) by x-ray spectrometry.
The MDS plot shown in Figure 3B revealed significant differences in fish and elasmobranch bycatch assemblages between fishing grounds (ANOSIM.