Chimaera jordani

TANAKA, 1905

Classification: Holocephali Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae

Reference of the original description
TANAKA, S. (1905)
On two new species of Chimaera. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University, 20 (11): 1–14, Pls. 1–2.

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Chimaera jordani TANAKA,1905

Chimaera jordani
Syntype: ZUMT: ? (lost)

Description :

Citation: Chimaera jordani TANAKA, 1905: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 01/2021

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Northwest Pacific: known only from the type locality, Sagami Sea (Japan). Eastern Atlantic: Western Sahara to about Guinea. Taxonomic status of the West African specimens is uncertain. Source:

Oviparous [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
64.0 cm SL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 4443))

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 750 - 1600 m (Ref. 4443)

shark-references Species-ID=1428;