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(English) A subgroup of cartilaginous fishes; usually large, fast swimming, fish-shaped predators. Together with the skates and rays they form the Selachii or Elasmobranchii. (See also: cartilaginous fishes, cartilage, chimaeras)
(Portuguese) Subgrupo de peixes cartilaginosos; normalmente predadores grandes e rápidos juntamente com as raias e as mantas formam a classe Selachii ou Elasmobranchii. (See also: cartilaginous fishes, cartilage, chimaeras)

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