Striped rabbitfish

These 40-cm long fishes have an unusual appearance; they have wing-like pectoral fins, a pointed dorsal fin and a long whip-like tail.

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The Striped rabbitfish lives in the demersal, marine, depth range 416 - 736 m environment.

En: Striped rabbitfish - Du: Gestreepte draakvis * Hydrolagus mirabilis (Collett, 1904) - FishBase En: Large-eyed rabbitfish (FAO) - Du: Grootoog draakvis * Hydrolagus mitsukurii (Jordan & Snyder, ex Dean, 1904) - FishBase More

Common names

Draakvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Hydrolagus matallanasi in Catalan (Català)
Quimera-malhada in Portuguese (Português)
Striped rabbitfish in English

Order : Chimaeriformes
Family : Chimaeridae
Genus : Hydrolagus
Species : Hydrolagus matallanasi
Authority : Soto & Vooren, 2004