Elasmobranchii


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Noun1.Elasmobranchii - sharksElasmobranchii - sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates  
Chondrichthyes, class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes
elasmobranch, selachian - any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates
family Hexanchidae, Hexanchidae - primitive sharks
family Lamnidae, Lamnidae - oceanic sharks
Cetorhinidae, family Cetorhinidae - in some older classifications considered the family of the basking sharks
Alopiidae, family Alopiidae - thresher sharks
family Orectolobidae, Orectolobidae - nurse sharks and carpet sharks
Carchariidae, family Carchariidae, family Odontaspididae, Odontaspididae - sand sharks; in some classifications coextensive with family Carcharhinidae
family Rhincodontidae, Rhincodontidae - small-toothed sharks comprising only one species
family Scyliorhinidae, Scyliorhinidae - small bottom-dwelling sharks
Carcharhinidae, family Carcharhinidae - largest family of living sharks; found worldwide especially in tropical waters; dorsal fin lacks spines: requiem sharks including tiger sharks and soupfin sharks
family Triakidae, Triakidae - small sharks with smooth skins and lacking spines on their dorsal fins
family Squalidae, Squalidae - dogfishes having a spine in each dorsal fin
family Sphyrnidae, Sphyrnidae - hammerhead sharks; bonnethead sharks
family Squatinidae, Squatinidae - bottom-dwelling ray-like sharks
order Torpediniformes, Torpediniformes - rays with bodies shaped like torpedoes
Batoidei, order Batoidei, order Rajiformes, Rajiformes - fish with dorsoventrally flattened bodies; includes: rays; skates; guitarfishes; sawfishes
class - (biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
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Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Chondrichthyes Subclass Elasmobranchii Superorder Batoideo OrderRajiformes Families Anacanthobatidae Plesiobatidae Dasyatidae Potamotrygonidae Gymnuridae Rajidae Hexatrygonidae Rhinobatidae Myliobatidae Urolophiidae Table 2: Antibiotics used in the treatment of uncomplicated infections and wound prophylaxis.
Shark elasmobranchii are present in the Near Oceania Late Holocene archaeological record associated with the Austronesian expansion, notably at To'aga in American Samoa and at Malasang, Sohano and Nissan in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (Wickler 2001: 209).
The fishes of the groups Elasmobranchii, Holocephali, Isospondyli and Ostariophysi obtained by the United States Bureau of Fisheries steamer "Albatross" in 1907 to 1910, chiefly in the Philippine Islands and adjacent seas.