Chimaera

[genus] Chimaera is the type genus of the cartilaginous fish family Chimaeridae. ...
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chimaera

[n] - smooth-skinned deep-sea fish with a tapering body and long threadlike tail
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Chimaera

• (n.) A cartilaginous fish of several species, belonging to the order Holocephali. The teeth are few and large. The head is furnished with appendages, and the tail terminates in a point.
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chimaera

any of numerous cartilaginous fishes related to sharks and rays in the class Chondrichthyes but separated from them as the subclass (or sometimes ... [5 related articles]
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chimaera

chimaera (kimēr'u) , cartilaginous marine fish, related to the sharks. Also called ratfishes, chimaeras are found in temperate oceans throughout the world, mostly in deep water. They have large heads, long, thin, ratlike tails, and large, fanlike pectoral fins. In many species there is a p...
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Chimaera

Chimaera is a genus of cartilaginous fishes. Almost the only known species is the Chimaera monstrosa, which inhabits the northern seas, and is sometimes called King of the herrings, and, from its two pairs of large teeth, rabbit-fish. There is but one gill-opening, and the tail terminates in a point, the fish having on the whole a singular appearan...
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Chimaera

The Chimaera was a monster composed of the head of a lion, the body of a goat and a serpent for a tail. Bellerophon was sent to slay it.
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chimaera

Fish of the group Holocephali. Chimaeras have thick bodies that taper to a long thin tail, large fins, smooth skin, and a cartilaginous skeleton. They can grow to 1.5 m/4.5 ft. Most chimaeras are deep-water fish, and even Chimaera monstrosa, a relatively shallow-living form caught around European coasts, lives at a de...
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Chimaera

[Well of Echoes] Chimaera is the fourth and final book in Ian Irvine`s The Well of Echoes quartet. ...
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Chimaera

Chimaeras are cartilaginous fishes in the order Chimaeriformes, known informally as ghost sharks, ratfish (not to be confused with the rattails), spookfish (not to be confused with the true spookfish of the family Opisthoproctidae), or rabbitfishes (not to be confused with the true rabbitfishes of the family Siganidae). They may be the `oldest an....
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