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Chondrichthyes

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Chondrichthyes is a class that contains the cartilaginous fishes: they are jawed vertebrates with paired fins, paired nares, scales, a heart with its chambers in ...

Introduction to the Chondrichthyes

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Sharks, skates, rays, and even stranger fish make up the Chondrichthyes, or " cartilaginous fish." First appearing on Earth almost 450 million years ago, ...

chondrichthian | fish class | Britannica.com

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Chondrichthyes any member of the diverse group of cartilaginous fishes that includes the sharks, skates, rays, and chimaeras. The class is one of the two great ...

Back to Chondrichthyes - Smithsonian Marine Station

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CLASS, ORDER, FAMILY, GENUS / SPECIES, COMMON NAME. Chondrichthyes, Carcharhiniformes, Carcharhinidae, Carcharhinus leucas. Bull Shark.

Chondrichthyes (cartilaginous fish, including sharks, rays ...

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Cartilaginous fishes (Class Chondrichthyes, from Greek chondros, cartilage, and ichthos, fish) are a class of aquatic, gill-breathing, finned vertebrates (animals ...

Chondrichthyes - UCL

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The class Chondrichthyes comprises almost 1050 extant species ofcartilaginous fishes, encompassing skates, sharks, rays, andchimaeras. The class contains ...

Chondrichthyes - Untamed Science

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Class Chondrichthyes - Cartilaginous Fish. Imagine finding a dead shark on a beach. Like other fish skeletons you've seen, you'd expect a rib cage and hard ...

Sharks (Chondrichthyes)

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The class Chondrichthyes or chondrichthyans is divided into two subclasses: Holocephalii (chimaeras, elephant fish) and Elasmobranchii (Elasmobranchs: ...

ADW: Chondrichthyes: CLASSIFICATION

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Taxonomic information on cartilaginous fishes: sharks, rays and chimaeras.

Cartilaginous fishes Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ...

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The class Chondrichthyes consists of the cartilaginous fishes, including sharks, batoids (rays, skates, guitarfish, and sawfishes), and chimaeras, or ratfishes.

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Class Chondrichthyes
This class includes sharks and their relatives (sharks, rays, chimaeras). They are also termed as elasmobranches because of their flexible endoskeleton made up of cartilage instead of bones. More >>
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Chondrichthyes - Rays, Sharks, Skates, Chimaeras | Wildlife Journal ...

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There are around 1000 species in this class of fish. The species in this class have a flexible skeleton made of cartilage instead of bone. Cartilage is the flexible ...

Chondrichthyes | Natural History of Vertebrates

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The Chondrichthyes are considered the oldest existing jawed-vertebrates related to bony vertebrates (Osteichthyes) [2][4]. The earliest dated Chondricthyes ...

CARTILAGINOUS FISHES. CLASS CHONDRICHTHYES

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The most distinctive feature of this class is that their entire skeleton, including the skull, is cartilaginous without any true bone. The class include the sharks and ...