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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The comparative morphology of skate egg capsules (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii: Rajiformes).
Endocrine and morphological correlates of reproduction in the draughtboard shark Cephaloscyllium laticeps (Elasmobranchii: Scyliorhinidae).
Distribugao e morfologia dos canais da linha lateral em raia e sua relevancia sistematica (Chrondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii: Batoidea) (Master thesis).
The comparative feeding ecology of six species of shark and four species of ray (Elasmobranchii) in the north-east Atlantic.
Cownose Ray is one of the 42 species in the Myliobatidae family under the Elasmobranchii order and the cartilaginous fish including sharks and skates.
(45.) History of CITES Listing of Sharks (Elasmobranchii), Convention on Int'l Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, https://www.cites.org/eng/prog/shark/history.php (last visited Nov.
Historically, the knowledge of sharks (Elasmobranchii) has always lagged far behind the knowledge of bony fishes and other vertebrates.
Seu estudo registrou a ocorrencia de 144 especies de peixes (Teleostei e Elasmobranchii) que vivem associadas aos costoes rochosos das ilhas e nas aguas ao seu redor.