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Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Chondrichthyes - cartilaginous fishes »  order Chimaeriformes - chimaeras »  family Chimaeridae - shortnose chimaeras

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Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Chimaera argiloba Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008
species Chimaera cubana Howell Rivero, 1936
species Chimaera fulva Didier, Last & White, 2008
species Chimaera jordani Tanaka, 1905
species Chimaera lignaria Didier, 2002 - Giant Chimaera
species Chimaera macrospina Didier, Last & White, 2008
species Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758 - European chimaera
species Chimaera obscura Didier, Last & White, 2008
species Chimaera orientalis Angulo, López, Bussing & Murase, 2014
species Chimaera owstoni Tanaka, 1905
species Chimaera panthera Didier, 1998
species Chimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900 - Silver chimaera

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [genus/2077]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [934f1684-6ab6-4525-a178-30ea5fce2032]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 20 January 2015

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