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Related to Scyliorhinidae: Squalidae, Isuridae, Rhincodontidae, Pseudotriakidae
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Noun1.Scyliorhinidae - small bottom-dwelling sharks
fish family - any of various families of fish
cat shark - small bottom-dwelling sharks with cat-like eyes; found along continental slopes
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Endocrine and morphological correlates of reproduction in the draughtboard shark Cephaloscyllium laticeps (Elasmobranchii: Scyliorhinidae).
Observations on the behavior of Schroederichthys chilensis (Carcharhiniformes, Scyliorhinidae)
Lechenault, "A series of normal stages for development of Scyliorhinus canicula, the lesser spotted dogfish (Chondrichthyes: Scyliorhinidae)," Journal of Experimental Zoology, vol.
This strategy is present in both pelagic (as in some Isurus) and benthic sharks (such as Scyliorhinidae or Squatinidae, Cappetta, 1987).
One of these was the discovery of several lots of a unique egg capsule belonging to a species of shark from the family Scyliorhinidae (catsharks).
Celulas sanguineas de Schroederichthys chilensis (Guichenot, 1848) (Elasmobranchii, Scyliorhinidae): La serie blanca.
AS/NHB SS 84.42 h, 16.48 h, Taxa 63-126 m 40-126 m Scyliorhinidae Scyliorhinus retifer, chain dogfish 30.158 56.489 Carcharhinidae Carcharhinus sp., requiem shark 0.002 Rajidae Leucoraja garmani, rosette skate 0.339 Rajidae (unidentified) 0.002 0.594 Ophichthidae Ophichthus cruentifer, margined snake eel 0.170 Congridae Conger oceanicus, conger eel 0.596 0.170 Gadiformes (unidentified), cods 0.002 0.085 Moridae Physiculus fuluus, metallic codling 0.094 Phycidae Phycis chesteri, longfin hake 0.002 Urophycis chuss, red hake 0.002 Urophycis regia, spotted hake 0.006 Urophycis sp.
Swellsharks of the genus Cephaloscyllium (family Scyliorhinidae) are unique among sharks in having the ability to swell their bodies from head to anus by filling the cardiac stomach with water or air if removed from the sea (Clark 1947; Yano,