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Cartilaginous fishes


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  • Variants

    • Chondrichthians
    • Chondrichthyan fishes
    • Chondrichthyans
    • Chondrichthyes
    • Elasmobranch fishes
    • Elasmobranchi
    • Elasmobranchii
    • Elasmobranchs
    • Holocephali
    • Plagiostomi
    • Selachian fishes
    • Selachians
    • Selachii
  • Broader Terms

  • Sources

    • found: ITIS, viewed December 10, 2021(Chondrichthyes; Taxonomic rank: Class; Common name: cartilaginous fishes; Kingdom: Animalia; Subkingdom: Bilateria; Phylum: Chordata; Subphylum: Vertebrata; Class: Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks; Direct children: Subclass: Elasmobranchii - rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes; Subclass: Holocephali - chimaeras)
    • found: Britannica, viewed December 10, 2021(chondrichthyan, (class Chondrichthyes), also called chondrichthian, any member of the diverse group of cartilaginous fishes that includes the sharks, skates, rays, and chimaeras. The name Selachii is also sometimes used for the group containing the sharks.)
    • found: LCSH, viewed December 10, 2021(heading: Chondrichthyes; UF Cartilaginous fishes, Chondrichthyan fishes, Chondrichthyans, Elasmobranch fishes, Elasmobranchi, Elasmobranchiate fishes, Elasmobranchii, Elasmobranchiomorphi, Elasmobranchs, Plagiostomi, Selachian fishes, Selachians, Selachii, Selachimorpha; BT Fishes)
    • found: Mirriam Webster, viewed December 10, 2021(selachian: any of a variously classified group (Selachii) of cartilaginous fishes that includes the existing sharks and typically most related elasmobranchs (such as rays))
  • Change Notes

    • 1996-05-01: new
    • 2021-12-28: revised
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