Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
Rank
subclass
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:004341ab-b923-4aa7-a664-e42bb8f9c8c4

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

For a JSON view of this data, click here

WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=subclass:ELASMOBRANCHII
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

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For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia

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Description

Elasmobranchii is one of the two subclasses of cartilaginous fish in the class Chondrichthyes , the other being Holocephali ( chimaeras ). Members of the elasmobranchii subclass have no swim bladders , five to seven pairs of gill clefts opening individually to the exterior, rigid dorsal fins , and small placoid scales. ... source: Wikipedia

Online resources

Encyclopedia of Life
Images, Occurrence record
Wikipedia
Description

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
ELASMOBRANCHII

Common Names

Common name Source
Sharks, Skates And Rays
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
CHONDRICHTHYES
subclass
ELASMOBRANCHII  Recorded in Australia
order
CARCHARHINIFORMES: Ground Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
HETERODONTIFORMES: Bullhead Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
HEXANCHIFORMES: Cow Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
LAMNIFORMES: Mackerel Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
MYLIOBATIFORMES  Recorded in Australia
order
ORECTOLOBIFORMES: Carpet Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
PRISTIFORMES  Recorded in Australia
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PRISTIOPHORIFORMES: Saw Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
RAJIFORMES: Softnose Skates  Recorded in Australia
order
RHINOBATIFORMES  Recorded in Australia
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SQUALIFORMES: Dogfish Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
SQUATINIFORMES: Angel Sharks  Recorded in Australia
order
TORPEDINIFORMES: Electric Rays  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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