The Telencephalon of Cartilaginous Fishes

  • Wilhelmus J. A. J. Smeets
Part of the Cerebral Cortex book series (CECO, volume 8A)

Abstract

The fishes are the largest group of vertebrates. Two subdivisions can be recognized: the Osteichthyes or bony fishes including about 25,000 species, and the Chondrichthyes or cartilaginous fishes comprising only about 800 species. The latter is separated from the former by several features but the most distinctive is their cartilaginous endoskeleton.

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Cartilaginous Fish Lemon Shark Nurse Shark Olfactory Input Raja Clavata 
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  • Wilhelmus J. A. J. Smeets
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  1. 1.Department of AnatomyFree UniversityAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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