Chimaera argiloba

LAST, WHITE & POGONOSKI, 2008


Whitefin chimarea
Classification: Holocephali Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae

Reference of the original description
LAST, P.R. & WHITE, W.T. & POGONOSKI, J.J. (2008)
Chimaera argiloba sp. nov., a new species of chimaerid (Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae) from northwestern Australia. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 22: 341–348

Image of the original description

Chimaera argiloba sp. nov.: ventral view (excluding tail) of adult male paratype (CSIRO H 4071–17, 912mm TL, 580 mm BDL). In: LAST, P.R. & WHITE, W.T. & POGONOSKI, J.J. (2008): Chimaera argiloba sp. nov, a new species of chimaerid (Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae) from northwestern Australia. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 22: 341-348

Types
Chimaera argiloba
Holotype: CSIRO: H 2585-02; Paratype: CSIRO: H 4071-18; CSIRO: H 4071-17; CSIRO: H 2585-01; CSIRO: H 2587-16; CSIRO: H 1207-09;


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Citation: Chimaera argiloba LAST, WHITE & POGONOSKI, 2008: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras, www.shark-references.com, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 01/2021

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Chimaera argiloba sp. nov.: A. lateral view of adult male holotype (CSIRO H 2585–02, 897 mm TL, 424 mm BDL); In: LAST, P.R. & WHITE, W.T. & POGONOSKI, J.J. (2008): Chimaera argiloba sp. nov, a new species of chimaerid (Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae) from northwestern Australia. CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research Paper, 22: 341-348
Common names
eng Whitefin chimarea

Short Description
Original diagnosis after LAST, WHITE & POGONOSKI, 2008 [3358]: Chimaera argiloba is distinguished from its congeners by the following combination of characters: moderately long snout; relatively thick, nondeciduous skin; uniformly silvery greyish dorsally and laterally, paler ventrally; preopercular and oral lateral line canals usually not sharing a common branch; dorsal spine long, longer than first dorsal fin; structure of the CO1 gene.

Distribution
Eastern Indian Ocean: off Northwest Australia. Questionably off Indonesia and New Caledonia. Source: www.gbif.org

Size / Weight / Age
91.2 cm TL (male/unsexed; [3358]); 87.7 cm TL (female)

Habitat
bathydemersal; marine; depth range 370 - 520 m [3358]

Remarks
shark-references Species-ID=1417;