The mitogenomic phylogeny of the Elasmobranchii (Chondrichthyes)

  title={The mitogenomic phylogeny of the Elasmobranchii (Chondrichthyes)},
  author={Cesar R L Amaral and Filipe Pereira and Dayse Aparecida da Silva and Ant{\'o}nio Amorim and Elizeu Fagundes de Carvalho},
  journal={Mitochondrial DNA Part A},
  pages={867 - 878}
Abstract Here we present a mitogenomic perspective on the evolution of sharks and rays, being a first glance on the complete mitochondrial history of such an old and diversified group of vertebrates. The Elasmobranchii is a diverse subclass of Chondrichthyes, or cartilaginous fish, with about 1200 species of ocean- and freshwater-dwelling fishes spread all over the world’s seas, including some of the ocean’s largest fishes. The group dates back about 400 million years near the Devonian–Silurian… 

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