Taxon profile


cartilaginous fishes
Chondrichthyes Huxley, 1880

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  infraphylum Gnathostomata - jawed vertebrates

Scientific synonyms


Temporal range:Silurian > Upper Silurian – recent



Taeniura lymma - Blue Spotted Fantail Stingray

Taeniura lymma - Blue Spotted Fantail Stingray

Author: Zdeněk Sýkora

Torpedo marmorata - Common Crampfish

Torpedo marmorata - Common Crampfish

Author: Jiří Novák

Functions restricted to taxon Chondrichthyes


Recently completed profiles

Taeniura lymma (Forsskål, 1775) - Blue Spotted Fantail Stingray
Potamotrygon falkneri Castex, 1963 - Largespot River Stingray

Included taxa

Number of records: 2

subclass Elasmobranchii Bonaparte, 1838 - sharks, rays and skates
subclass Holocephali Bonaparte, 1832 - chimaeras

Links and literature

CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [class/3]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Chondrichthyes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [6f1093ab-9b44-4a55-9066-7daa2f902093]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chondrichthyes]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Chondrichthyes]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013

Data source info

Hanel L. (2000): Svět zvířat IX - Ryby, Albatros, 159 pp.

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