African chimaera

The African chimaera is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family.

The African chimaera lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 421 - 750 m environment.

The African chimaera (Hydrolagus africanus) is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family. It is found in Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, and South Africa. Its natural habitat is open seas. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

African chimaera; Chimaera; Chimaera monstrosa; Uratelornis chimaera; Dermotherium chimaera; Chimaera phantasma; Longnose chimaera; Silver chimaera; Spearnose chimaera; Narrownose chimaera; African quailfinch; African snipe; African openbill; African linsang; African sergeant; African spoonbill; African porcupine; African penguin; African manatee; African lungfish; African lion; More

Common names

African chimaera in English
Afrikansillikuningas in Finnish (suomen kieli)
Afrikansk havmus in Danish (dansk)
非洲兔銀鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲兔银鲛 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Chimaeriformes
Family : Chimaeridae
Genus : Hydrolagus
Species : Hydrolagus africanus
Authority : Gilchrist, 1922