Rabbit fish

The Rabbit fish lives in the bathydemersal, oceanodromous, marine, depth range 40 - 1000 m , usually 300 - 500 m environment.

Since the rabbit fish is closely related to the surgeonfish it is believed that their mating behaviors are much the same. The rabbit fish likely spawns in groups after which the eggs float on the waters surface until they have hatched. More

Professor Bellwood says populations of rabbit fish in Australian waters are still in relatively good shape but it is vital they are looked after. "The best thing we can do to help them out is to protect their environment," he said. More

Rabbit Fish Protecting The Great Barrier Reef = Posted on Wed Apr 23 2008 By: Praveen Sequeira in Environment Huge portions of the Great Barrier Reef can be now saved by rabbit fish. More

Weed-eating rabbit fish key to saving Great Barrier Reef from destruction RSS / Print / Comments Technology News First image of the lunar plume released A week after NASA had hit the moon as part of its LCROSS mission, More

The rabbit fish, from the Acanthuroidei suborder, is a highly diverse family of brightly colored fish that can be found along coastal areas. More

Gold Spotted Rabbit Fish, these Rabbitfish are Brown in color with several Orange spots. Growing up to 10 More

Rabbit Fish To The Rescue Of The Reef = ScienceDaily (Mar. 21, 2008) — While rabbits continue to ravage Australia’s native landscapes, rabbit fish may help save large areas of the Great Barrier Reef from destruction. More

Distribution: The rabbit fish (also known as rat fish) is registered along the entire Norwegian coast. It is very common on depths ranging from 50 to 1000 meters. In the fjords it can be seen by divers as it migrate vertically up to 10-15 meters during the nights. More

Common names

Arnab in Arabic (‫العربية)
Borrico in Spanish (español)
Cat in English
Cat in French (français)
Chimaera in Afrikaans
Chimaera in English
Chimaera monstrosa in Italian (Italiano)
Chimäre in German (Deutsch)
Chimera in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Chimera in Greek, Modern (1453)
Chimera in Italian (Italiano)
Chimera a. przeraza in Polish (polski)
Chimera mostruosa in Italian (Italiano)
Chiméra podivná in Czech (česky)
Chimère in French (français)
Chimère commune in French (français)
Draakvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Escopeta in Spanish (español)
Europæisk havmus in Danish (dansk)
Evropeiskaya khimera in Russian (русский язык)
Far tal-bahar in Maltese (Malti)
Fenek tal-bahar in Maltese (Malti)
Gata moixa in Spanish (español)
Gato in Portuguese (Português)
Gato in Spanish (español)
Gato de mar in Spanish (español)
Gátos in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Gátos in Greek, Modern (1453)
Gatta di mare in Italian (Italiano)
Geirnyt in Icelandic (Íslenska)
Ghost shark in English
Ginzame in Japanese (日本語)
Guinea in Spanish (español)
Gurdien tal-bahar in Maltese (Malti)
Hågylling in Norwegian (Norsk)
havmus in Danish (dansk)
Havmús in Faroese (Føroyskt)
havmus in Norwegian (Norsk)
havmus in Norwegian Nynorsk (Norsk nynorsk)
Havsmus in Swedish (Svenska)
Himera in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Himera in Greek, Modern (1453)
Himera in Serbian (српски језик)
King of the herring in English
Kokenjersorja in Albanian (Shqip)
Lapin in French (français)
Lapin in Turkish (Türkçe)
Masca in French (français)
Masco in French (français)
Meerkatze in German (Deutsch)
Monstrueuse in French (français)
Mořská kočka in Czech (česky)
Mořská krysa in Czech (česky)
Morski štakor in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Morski štakor in Croatian (Hrvatski)
Peis fera in French (français)
Pisci jatta in Italian (Italiano)
Quimera in Catalan (Català)
Quimera in Portuguese (Português)
Quimera in Spanish (español)
Quimera común in Spanish (español)
Rabbit fish in English
Rabbit fish(Rat-tail in English
Rabbit-fish in English
Rabbitfish in English
Rat de mer in French (français)
Rat fish in English
Ratazana in Portuguese (Português)
Ratfish in English
ratje in Dutch (Nederlands)
rattail in English
razh in Breton (brezhoneg)
Re di aringhe in Italian (Italiano)
roi de harengs in French (français)
Roi des harengs in French (français)
Sea rat in English
Seekatze in German (Deutsch)
Seeratte in German (Deutsch)
Sillikuningas in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Singe de mer in French (français)
Spöke in German (Deutsch)
Γάτος in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Μούμπριζα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Χίμαιρα in Greek (Ελληνικά)
Χίμαιρα in Greek, Modern (1453)
Химера европейская in Russian (русский язык)
大西洋銀鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
大西洋银鲛 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Chimaeriformes
Family : Chimaeridae
Genus : Chimaera
Species : Chimaera monstrosa
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758