Biscoito, Manuel, Ribeiro, Cláudia & Freitas, Mafalda, 2018, Annotated checklist of the fishes of the archipelago of Madeira (NE Atlantic): I-Chondrichthyes, Zootaxa 4429 (3), pp. 459-494: 483

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Family Chimaeridae 

* Chimaera opalescens Luchetti, Iglésias & Sellos 2011  — No common name

Freitas et al. 2017: 84

Distribution in Macaronesia. Madeira.

Remarks. six formalin preserved specimens in MMFAbout MMF collection (dated from 1961 to 2015), previously identified as C. monstrosa  were re-identified (Freitas et al. 2017).

* Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)  —Ratazana-da-fundura; Smalleyed rabbitfish

Freitas et al. 2011: 256 | Carneiro et al. 2014: 16.

Distribution in Macaronesia. Madeira, Azores ( Porteiro et al. 2010; Menezes et al. 2012; Carneiro et al. 2014) and the Canary Islands ( Brito et al. 2002; Brito Hernández & Sancho Rafel 2003).

Remarks. four formalin preserved specimens in MMFAbout MMF collections dated from 1956 to 2004.


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