cartilaginous fish


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cartilaginous fish

[¦kärd·əl¦aj·ə·nas ′fish]
(vertebrate zoology)
The common name for all members of the class Chondrichthyes.
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The second answer is that, by holding the discussion of cartilaginous fish until both the live-bearing animals and the birds are discussed, Aristotle saves himself a good deal of repetition.
Peptides related to insulin-like growth factor 1 in the gastro-entero-pancreatic system of bony and cartilaginous fish.
Argentine shorffin squid, Illex argentinus; Argentine hake, Merluccius hubbsi; silver John dory, Zenopsis conchifera; monkfish, Lophius gastrophysus; Brazilian codling, Urophycis mystacea; black grouper, Epinephelus nigritus; deep-sea shrimps, family Aristeidae; and other bony and cartilaginous fish.
By demonstrating the persistence of OTC in the mineralized tissue of a cartilaginous fish at liberty for nearly two decades, our study confirms the long-term effectiveness of this age validation tool.
Not so for cartilaginous fish like sharks and skates.
The study is thought to be the first to demonstrate social learning in any cartilaginous fish, the BBC reported.
Cartilaginous fish, which today include sharks, rays, and ratfish, diverged from the bony fishes more than 420 million years ago.
They found that the bony fish had a different mechanism of pelvic fin muscle formation from that of the cartilaginous fish, a mechanism that was a stepping stone to the evolution of tetrapod physiology.
Washington, Oct 1 (ANI): Researchers at National Jewish Health have found that mammals, amphibians and cartilaginous fish share a central element of the immune system since more than 400 million years of evolution.
Also, shark cartilage has long intrigued the public due to the belief that the incidence of cancer in this cartilaginous fish is very rare.