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Journal: Journal of Experimental Biology
J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (5): 615–625.
Published: 1 March 2016
... of Biologists Ltd 2016 Summary: Chondrichthyan fishes (sharks, rays and chimaeras) are exceedingly rare or possibly absent at abyssal depths (>4000 m), unlike bony fishes. This Commentary discusses hypotheses implicating the unusual physiology of chondrichthyans as an explanation for their scarcity...
Includes: Supplementary data