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(English) A group of fishes with cartilaginous skeletons closely related to the elasmobranchs. Includes the elephant fish and the ghost sharks. (See also: cartilaginous fishes, elasmobranchs, sharks)
(French) Un groupe des poissons avec des squelettes cartilagineux étroitement apparenté avec les élasmobranches. Qui comprend les masca laboureurs et les chimères d'Amérique. (See also: cartilaginous fishes, elasmobranchs, sharks)
(Portuguese) Grupo de peixes com esqueleto cartilagíneo, próximos dos elasmobrânquios. (See also: cartilaginous fishes, elasmobranchs, sharks)

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