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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera Linnaeus, 1758 
AphiaID: 105733

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocephali (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeriformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Typetaxon Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaeridae Rafinesque, 1815
Sources  original description Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp., available online at http://gdz.sub.uni-goettingen.de/no_cache/dms/load/toc/?IDDOC=265100
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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera argiloba Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera bahamaensis Kemper, Ebert, Didier & Compagno, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera carophila Kemper, Ebert, Naylor & Didier, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera cubana Howell Rivero, 1936
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera fulva Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera jordani Tanaka, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera lignaria Didier, 2002
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera macrospina Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera obscura Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera opalescens Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos, 2011
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera orientalis Angulo, López, Bussing & Murase, 2014
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera owstoni Tanaka, 1905
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera panthera Didier, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera abbreviata Gill, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera affinis de Brito Capello, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera africana Gilchrist, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera arctica Gistel, 1848 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera argentea Ascanius, 1772 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera australis Hector, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera barbouri Garman, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera borealis Shaw, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera callorynchus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallorhinchus callorynchus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera colliei Lay & Bennett, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera cristata Faber, 1829 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera deani Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus deani (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera dubia Osório, 1909 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera gilberti Garman, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera media Garman, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera mediterranea Risso, 1826 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera mirabilis Collett, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus mirabilis (Collett, 1904)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, 1904)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera neglecta Ogilby, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera novaezealandiae Fowler, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera ogilbyi Waite, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus ogilbyi (Waite, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera plumbea Gill, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera pseudomonstrosa Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera purpurescens Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus eidolon (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera purpurescens Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera spilota Tanaka, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera tsengi Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHydrolagus ogilbyi (Waite, 1898)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera vaillanti Dean, 1906 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrocotyle confusa van der Land & Dienske, 1968 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrocotyle urna (Wagener, 1852) (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGyrocotyloides nybelini Fuhrmann, 1931 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalog of Fishes 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105733
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2014-11-21 13:09:37Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2014-12-02 12:48:54Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Chimaera. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105733 on 2015-04-26
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