Chimaera panthera

DIDIER, 1998

Classification: Holocephali Chimaeriformes Chimaeridae

Reference of the original description
DIDIER, D.A. (1998)
The leopard Chimaera, a new species of chimaeroid fish from New Zealand (Holocephali, Chimaeriformes, Chimaeridae). Ichthyological Research, 45 (3): 281–289

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Chimaera panthera
Holotype: NSMT: P32122; Paratype: ANSP: 177749 (old: NSMT P33296); NMNZ: P29714;

Description :

Citation: Chimaera panthera DIDIER, 1998: In: Database of modern sharks, rays and chimaeras,, World Wide Web electronic publication, Version 03/2021

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Southwest Pacific: off northern New Zealand. Source:

Oviparous [17086].

Size / Weight / Age
129 cm TL (male/unsexed; [3714]); 102 cm TL (female)

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 327 - 1020 m [3714]

shark-references Species-ID=1441;