Rhinochimaera africana

The paddlenose chimaera or paddlenose spookfish is a species of fish in the Rhinochimaeridae family.

The Rhinochimaera africana lives in the bathydemersal, marine, depth range 549 - 1450 m environment.

Rhinochimaera Africana has only recently been recognized as a distinct new species from Southern Africa, Japan and Taiwan. Generally occurs on deepwater slopes and seamounts at depths of 500 to 1,500 m. More

Common names

非洲長吻銀鮫 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲長吻銀鮫 in Unknown
非洲长吻银鲛 in Mandarin Chinese
非洲长吻银鲛 in Unknown
黑翅沙 in Mandarin Chinese
黑翅沙 in Unknown

Order : Chimaeriformes
Family : Rhinochimaeridae
Genus : Rhinochimaera
Species : Rhinochimaera africana
Authority : Compagno, Stehmann and Ebert,1990