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Index Hexanchus

The sixgill sharks are a genus, Hexanchus, of deepwater sharks in the family Hexanchidae. [1]

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Abyssal plain

An abyssal plain is an underwater plain on the deep ocean floor, usually found at depths between and.

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Atlantic sixgill shark

The Atlantic sixgill shark (Hexanchus vitulus) is a rare species of hexanchid shark found in the Atlantic Ocean.

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Bigeyed sixgill shark

The bigeyed sixgill shark (Hexanchus nakamurai) is a cow shark of the family Hexanchidae.

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Bluntnose sixgill shark

The bluntnose sixgill shark (Hexanchus griseus), often simply called the cow shark, is the largest hexanchoid shark, growing to in length.

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Constantine Samuel Rafinesque

Constantine Samuel Rafinesque-Schmaltz, as he is known in Europe (October 22, 1783 – September 18, 1840), was a nineteenth-century polymath born near Constantinople in the Ottoman Empire and self-educated in France.

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Cow shark

Cow sharks are a family, the Hexanchidae, of sharks characterized by an additional pair or pairs of gill slits.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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A gill is a respiratory organ found in many aquatic organisms that extracts dissolved oxygen from water and excretes carbon dioxide.

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Grenadiers (fish)

Grenadiers or rattails are generally large, brown to black gadiform marine fish of the subfamily Macrourinae, the largest subfamily of the family Macrouridae.

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Hagfish, the class '''Myxini''' (also known as Hyperotreti), are eel-shaped, slime-producing marine fish (occasionally called slime eels).

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Henri Cappetta

Henri Cappetta is a French ichthyologist specializing in the paleontology of sharks and rays.

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Hexanchus collinsonae

Hexanchus collinsonae (named after M. E. Collinson) is a species of prehistoric shark that was found in the Eocene London Clay beds.

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List of prehistoric cartilaginous fish

This list of prehistoric cartilaginous fish is an attempt to create a comprehensive listing of all genera that have ever been included in the class chondrichthyes and are known from the fossil record.

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Louis Agassiz

Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz (May 28, 1807December 14, 1873) was a Swiss-American biologist and geologist recognized as an innovative and prodigious scholar of Earth's natural history.

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Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre

Abbé Pierre Joseph Bonnaterre (1752, Aveyron – 20 September 1804, Saint-Geniez) was a French naturalist who contributed sections on cetaceans, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and insects to the Tableau encyclopédique et méthodique.

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Sharks are a group of elasmobranch fish characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton, five to seven gill slits on the sides of the head, and pectoral fins that are not fused to the head.

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Shark tooth

A shark tooth is one of the numerous teeth of a shark.

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In the geologic timescale, the Sinemurian is an age or stage in the Early or Lower Jurassic epoch or series.

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Stewart Springer

Stewart Springer (5 June 190623 August 1991) was an American ichthyologist and herpetologist.

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Teng Huo-Tu

Teng Huo-Tu (1911–1978) was an ichthyologist with the Taiwan Fisheries Research Institute (台灣省水產試驗所).

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hexanchus

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