Cape elephantfish

The Cape elephantfish, josef, or st.

The Cape elephantfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 10 - 374 m , usually 10 - 200 m environment.

* Cape elephantfish, Callorhinchus capensis (Dum�ril, 1865) * Australian ghost shark, Callorhinchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823 * Genus �Edaphodon-prehistoric More

En: Cape elephantfish (FAO) - Du: Kaapse olifantvis * Callorhinchus milii Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1823 - FishBase En: Ghost shark - Du: Spookhaai Family: Rhinochimaeridae En: Longnose chimaeras - Du: Langneusdraakvissen Genus: More

and Cape elephantfish (Callorhincus capensis ). After this, total catches declined erratically until 1996 when the total recorded was just over 3 000t. Thereafter they started to climb again, reaching 15 200t in 2001 and declining only slightly to 13 800t in 2002. More

Common names

Australisk plognos in Swedish (Svenska)
Cape elephantfish in English
Elephantfish in English
Jihoafrická sloní ryba in Czech (česky)
Josef in Afrikaans
Josefvis in Afrikaans
Kap-elefantfisk in Danish (dansk)
Kap-plognos in Swedish (Svenska)
Masca du Cap in French (français)
Peixe-elefante in Portuguese (Português)
Pejegallo del Cabo in Spanish (español)
Quimera del cabo in Spanish (español)
Rechin elefant in Rumanian
St. Joseph in English
Totenkopfchimäre in German (Deutsch)
南非叶吻银鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
南非葉吻銀鮫 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Chimaeriformes
Family : Callorhinchidae
Genus : Callorhinchus
Species : Callorhinchus capensis
Authority : Dum