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Elasmobranchii MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
Elasmobranchii
Tree Number(s)
B01.050.150.900.493.370
Unique ID
D018940
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D018940
Annotation
general or unspecified; prefer specifics
Scope Note
A subclass of cartilaginous fish comprising the SHARKS; rays; skates (SKATES (FISH);), and sawfish. Elasmobranchs are typically predaceous, relying more on smell (the olfactory capsules are relatively large) than sight (the eyes are relatively small) for obtaining their food.
Entry Term(s)
Elasmobranchs
Registry Number
txid7778
Previous Indexing
Fishes (1966-1995)
Public MeSH Note
1996
History Note
1996
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Elasmobranchii Preferred
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