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European chimaera
Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758

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

Scientific synonyms

Chimaera arctica Gistel, 1848
Chimaera argentea Ascanius, 1772
Chimaera borealis Shaw, 1804
Chimaera cristata Faber, 1829
Chimaera dubia Osório, 1909
Chimaera mediterranea Risso, 1827

Other names

= Rabbit fish
= Rabbitfish

IUCN category:Near Threatened
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/13055]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [2503]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase [http://www.fishbase.org]
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013.2 [63114]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus,1758]
Data retrieved on: 27 January 2014
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2001): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 1. Sliznatky (Myxini), mihule (Cephalaspidomorphi), paryby (Chondrichthyes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 53 pp. [as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 2 June 2013
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2002): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 3. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) – máloústí (Gonorynchiformes), máloostní (Cypriniformes), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 120 pp. [as Chimaera monstrosa]
Data retrieved on: 6 June 2013
EN Dyldin Y. V. (2015): Annotated checklist of the sharks, batoids and chimaeras (Chondrichthyes: Elasmobranchii, Holocephali) from waters of Russia and adjacent areas, Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory, 43: 40-91 [as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758]
Data retrieved on: 19 November 2015

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