Chondrichthyes

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Noun1.Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishesChondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes      
Craniata, subphylum Craniata, subphylum Vertebrata, Vertebrata - fishes; amphibians; reptiles; birds; mammals
cartilaginous fish, chondrichthian - fishes in which the skeleton may be calcified but not ossified
Holocephali, subclass Holocephali - chimaeras and extinct forms
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Chondrichthyans are poorly known from the Palaeozoic of Belarus.
The so-called 'Atholville Beds' (Dineley and Williams 1968), exposed at Campbellton and Atholville, have been examined by paleontologists since 1881 and have yielded ostracoderms, arthrodires, acanthodians and chondrichthyans (Whiteaves 1881, 1889; Woodward 1889, 1892; Traquair 1890, 1893).
echinoid spines and test fragments (Cidaridae and others), asteroid ossicles, and the chondrichthyans Hexanchus agassizi, Macrorhizodus praecursor, Anomotodon sp.
2013: Early Miocene Chondrichthyans from the Culebra Formation, Panama: A Window Into Marine Vertebrate Faunas Before Closure the Central American Seaway.
Some 50% of the estimated global catch of chondrichthyans is taken as by-catch, does not appear in official fishery statistics, and is almost much unmanaged.
A variety of mineralised structures may be used for age and growth estimation in chondrichthyans, i.
Fish Cytogenetic Techniques: Ray-Fin Fishes and Chondrichthyans
The agnathans, chondrichthyans, and functionality of fish aquaporins generally have received little attention.