Chimaeridae

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: 487

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4429.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:17EAB027-D9FB-4B8A-9847-3AA76EC96FCB

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039887A0-FFFE-FFFE-FF22-FD80FE4E02EC

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Chimaeridae
status

 

Family Chimaeridae 

Chimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758  —Quimera; Rabbit-fish

Maul 1948: 140 | Albuquerque 1954 –56: 189 | Stehmann & Bürkel 1984c: 213 | Sanches 1986: 127 | Lloris et al. 1991: 224 | Carneiro et al. 2014: 16.

Distribution in Macaronesia. Madeira, Azores ( Santos et al. 1997; Arruda 1997; Porteiro et al. 2010; Carneiro et al. 2014) and the Canary Islands ( López Abellán et al. 1994; Brito et al. 2002; Brito Hernández & Sancho Rafel 2003).

Remarks. According to Freitas et al. (2017), the presence of this species in the waters of the archipelago of Madeira needs confirmation.