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Hexanchidae


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; subclass Elasmobranchii, order Hexanchiformes)

A small family of marine sharks, typically with a single, spineless dorsal fin, an anal fin, and six or seven gill slits which are not continuous across the throat. There are about five species, distributed world-wide.

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