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African chimaera - Wikipedia


The African chimaera (Hydrolagus africanus) is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family found near Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, and South Africa.

Chimaeridae - shortnosed chimaeras | Wildlife Journal Junior


Species include: the Cuban chimaera, the spotted ratfish, and, smalleyed ... African Chimaera - Hydrolagus africanus Africa atlantic Ocean indian Ocean

Chimaeridae (shortnose chimaeras) - Biodiversity Explorer


Chimaeras with a short, bluntly pointed or rounded snout, low second dorsal fin, ... Species found in southern Africa ... Hydrolagus africanus (African chimaera).

ELMO | South African Elasmobranch Monitoring | Species List


204 of worldwide 1188 Chondrichthyan species are known to occur in Southern Africa [1] –117 shark, 79 batoid and 8 chimaera species – making it the 4th most  ...

The Not-So-Legendary Chimera • Damn Interesting


Feb 15, 2006 ... There are chimera African violets, where the core of the plant is genetically distinct from the outer layers. Animal chimeras, or mosaics, as they ...

South Africa's Lesser Known Chondrichthyans | ELMO | South ...


Aug 17, 2016 ... So, to shed some light on the lesser loved (but just as important) species, here are five species of South African batoids and chimaeras paired ...

아프리칸 키메라(African chimaera)


연골어강→전두아강→은상어목→은상어과→아프리칸 키메라(African chimaera) Hydrolagus africanus. Class Chondrichthyes(Cartilaginous fishes)→Subclass ...

Kristin Walovich – Pacific Shark Research Center


There is a misconception that the taxonomy of sharks, rays and chimaeras, has ... yet very little information is available for the African Chimaera (Hydrolagus ...

RHINOCHIMAERIDAE - Fishes of Australia


Spookfishes or longnose chimaeras have an elongate smooth body with a long pointed snout, a pointed tail sometimes with a caudal filament, beak-like cutting ...

Beyond Jaws: rediscovering the 'lost sharks' of southern Africa


the batoids and chimaeras, form a distinctive group of fishes collectively referred to ... chimaera families are present in southern African waters. Furthermore, with ...

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Chimaera Species - ReefQuest Centre for Shark Research


Some 42 species of living chimaera are known, divided into three families. ... Hydrolagus, africana, (Gilchrist), 1922, African Chimaera. Hydrolagus, alberti ...

Species in Hydrolagus - Fish Identification


Family: Chimaeridae Shortnose chimaeras or ratfishes .... [African chimaera] ... 1922, Hydrolagus africanus, African chimaera, Western Indian Ocean, 67 TL.

Guide to southern African cartilaginous fish (sharks, rays and ...


Guide to southern African cartilaginous fish (sharks, rays and chimaeras). Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Deuterostomia ...