WoRMS taxon details

Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758

105733  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105733)

accepted
Genus
Species Chimaera argiloba Last, White & Pogonoski, 2008
Species Chimaera bahamaensis Kemper, Ebert, Didier & Compagno, 2010
Species Chimaera buccanigella Clerkin, Ebert & Kemper, 2017
Species Chimaera carophila Kemper, Ebert, Naylor & Didier, 2014
Species Chimaera cubana Howell Rivero, 1936
Species Chimaera didierae Clerkin, Ebert & Kemper, 2017
Species Chimaera fulva Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Chimaera jordani Tanaka, 1905
Species Chimaera lignaria Didier, 2002
Species Chimaera macrospina Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Chimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
Species Chimaera obscura Didier, Last & White, 2008
Species Chimaera opalescens Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos, 2011
Species Chimaera orientalis Angulo, López, Bussing & Murase, 2014
Species Chimaera owstoni Tanaka, 1905
Species Chimaera panthera Didier, 1998
Species Chimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900
Species Chimaera willwatchi Clerkin, Ebert & Kemper, 2017

Species Chimaera abbreviata Gill, 1883 accepted as Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Chimaera affinis de Brito Capello, 1868 accepted as Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Chimaera africana Gilchrist, 1922 accepted as Hydrolagus africanus (Gilchrist, 1922)
Species Chimaera antarctica Swainson, 1839 accepted as Callorhinchus callorynchus (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
Species Chimaera arctica Gistel, 1848 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Chimaera argentea Ascanius, 1772 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Chimaera australis Hector, 1902 accepted as Hydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
Species Chimaera barbouri Garman, 1908 accepted as Hydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
Species Chimaera borealis Shaw, 1804 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Chimaera callorynchus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Callorhinchus callorynchus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Chimaera colliei Lay & Bennett, 1839 accepted as Hydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Chimaera cristata Faber, 1829 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Chimaera deani Smith & Radcliffe, 1912 accepted as Hydrolagus deani (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)
Species Chimaera dubia Osório, 1909 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
Species Chimaera gilberti Garman, 1911 accepted as Hydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
Species Chimaera media Garman, 1911 accepted as Hydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Chimaera mediterranea Risso, 1827 accepted as Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758 (synonym)
Species Chimaera mirabilis Collett, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus mirabilis (Collett, 1904)
Species Chimaera mitsukurii Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, 1904) (synonym)
Species Chimaera neglecta Ogilby, 1888 accepted as Hydrolagus colliei (Lay & Bennett, 1839)
Species Chimaera novaezealandiae Fowler, 1911 accepted as Hydrolagus novaezealandiae (Fowler, 1911)
Species Chimaera ogilbyi Waite, 1898 accepted as Hydrolagus ogilbyi (Waite, 1898)
Species Chimaera plumbea Gill, 1878 accepted as Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)
Species Chimaera pseudomonstrosa Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Chimaera phantasma Jordan & Snyder, 1900
Species Chimaera purpurascens Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus eidolon (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925) (synonym)
Species Chimaera purpurescens Jordan & Snyder, 1904 accepted as Hydrolagus eidolon (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
Species Chimaera purpurescens Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Hydrolagus purpurescens (Gilbert, 1905)
Species Chimaera spilota Tanaka, 1908 accepted as Hydrolagus barbouri (Garman, 1908)
Species Chimaera tsengi Fang & Wang, 1932 accepted as Hydrolagus ogilbyi (Waite, 1898)
Species Chimaera vaillanti Dean, 1906 accepted as Chimaera notafricana Kemper, Ebert, Compagno & Didier, 2010
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 236 [details]   
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chimaera Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=105733 on 2018-05-22
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2014-11-21 13:09:37Z
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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://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/10277#page/3/mode/1up
page(s): 236 [details]   

taxonomy source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source King, C.M.; Roberts, C.D.; Bell, B.D.; Fordyce, R.E.; Nicoll, R.S.; Worthy, T.H.; Paulin, C.D.; Hitchmough, R.A.; Keyes, I.W.; Baker, A.N.; Stewart, A.L.; Hiller, N.; McDowall, R.M.; Holdaway, R.N.; McPhee, R.P.; Schwarzhans, W.W.; Tennyson, A.J.D.; Rust, S.; Macadie, I. (2009). Phylum Chordata: lancelets, fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds, mammals, in: Gordon, D.P. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand inventory of biodiversity: 1. Kingdom Animalia: Radiata, Lophotrochozoa, Deuterostomia. pp. 431-554. [details]   
From other sources
Habitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]
 



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Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
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Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
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Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
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Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758
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Poll (1947, fig. 076)
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Poll (1947, fig. 078)
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Poll (1947, fig. 075)
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Chimaera monstrosa (Ratfish)
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Chimaera monstrosa (Ratfish)
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