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Taxonomic Serial No.: 159785

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Class  
  Common Name(s): cartilaginous fishes [English]
    rays [English]
    sharks [English]
    condrictes [Portuguese]
    peixe cartilaginoso [Portuguese]
    tubarão [Portuguese]
    poissons cartilagineux [French]
    raies [French]
    requins [French]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
    Direct Children:  
                         Subclass Elasmobranchii  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, skates, torpedoes 
                         Subclass Holocephali  – cartilaginous fishes, chimaeras 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: poissons cartilagineux[French], raies [French], requins [French]   
  Source: CRIA-Brazil, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: condrictes[Portuguese], peixe cartilaginoso [Portuguese], tubarão [Portuguese]   
  Source: ITIS & Species 2000 Catalogue of Life Management Hierarchy, document (version Animalia)  
  Acquired: 2013   
  Notes: M. Ruggiero & D. Gordon, eds. 2013. Consensus Management Hierarchy for the ITIS & Species2000 Catalogue of Life. Contributors: Nicolas Bailly, Thierry Bourgoin, Richard Brusca, Thomas Cavalier-Smith, Daphne Fautin, Dennis Gordon, Gerald Guala, Michael Guiry, Paul Kirk, Elliot Lefkowitz, David Mabberly, David Maddison, Alan Paton, Michael Ruggiero, Peter Stevens, and Brian Tyndall   
  Reference for: Chondrichthyes   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Chondrichthyes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Collette, Bruce B., and Grace Klein-MacPhee, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2002   
  Article/Chapter Title: Cartilaginous Fishes: Class Chondrichthyes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, Third Edition   
  Page(s): 21-81   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-56098-951-3   
  Reference for: Chondrichthyes   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Nelson, Joseph S.  
  Publication Date: 1994   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fishes of the World, Third Edition   
  Page(s): xvii + 600   
  Publisher: John Wiley and Sons   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-54713-1   
  Reference for: Chondrichthyes   

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