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Name - Chimaera monstrosa

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Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Holocephali (Subclass)
Chimaeridae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Near-equal compressibility of liver oil and seawater minimises buoyancy changes in deep-sea sharks and chimaeras.
  • Holocephalan (Chondrichthyes) dental plates with hypermineralized dentine as a substitute for missing teeth through developmental plasticity.
  • First record of the opal chimaera, Chimaera opalescens (Holocephali: Chimaeridae) and revision of the occurrence of the rabbitfish Chimaera monstrosa in theAzoreswaters.
  • Length-weight relationships for five species of Chimaerids and two species of Rhinochimaerids to the west of Ireland.
  • Occurrence of the rabbitfish (Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758) in the deep seas of Northern Cyprus, Mediterranean Sea.

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