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|Noun||1.||subclass Selachii - sharks; rays; dogfishes; skates |
elasmobranch, selachian - any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates
Cetorhinidae, family Cetorhinidae - in some older classifications considered the family of the basking sharks
Carchariidae, family Carchariidae, family Odontaspididae, Odontaspididae - sand sharks; in some classifications coextensive with family Carcharhinidae
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
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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