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Soupfin Shark

Cartilaginous Fishes—Class Chondrichthyes — (A skeleton of cartilage that is not true bone) Subclass Elasmobranchi—Sharks and Rays Order Carcharhiniformes — Hound Sharks—Family Triakididae Picture courtesy of the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Species: Galeorhinus zyopterus (Linnaeus, 1758); from the Greek words galeos  (a kind of shark), rhinos (nose or snout), zuon, (animal) and pteron  [...]