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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Biodiversity, life history, and conservation of northeastern Pacific chondrichthyans. Advances in Marine Biology 77:9-78.
The effects of fishing on sharks, rays, and chimaeras (chondrichthyans), and the implications for marine ecosystems.
PCMS features a wide range of marine flora and fauna, with plentiful macroalgae, crustaceans, molluscs including gastropods and cephalopods, echinoderms, and fish (both teleosts and chondrichthyans).
Chondrichthyans are poorly known from the Palaeozoic of Belarus.
Silurian and Lower Devonian thelodonts and putative chondrichthyans from the Canadian Arctic Archipelago.
A collation and summarization of available data on deepwater chondrichthyans: biodiversity, life history and fisheries.
The effects of fishing on sharks, rays and chimaeras (chondrichthyans), and the implications for marine ecosystems.
bifrons, Dimya pamplonensis and indeterminate ostreoids, the barnacle Arcoscalpellum sp., echinoid spines and test fragments (Cidaridae and others), asteroid ossicles, and the chondrichthyans Hexanchus agassizi, Macrorhizodus praecursor, Anomotodon sp.