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Chimaera monstrosa  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 161022

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): rabbitfish [English]
    ratfish [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassChondrichthyes  – cartilaginous fishes, rays, sharks, condrictes, peixe cartilaginoso, tubarão, poissons cartilagineux, raies, requins  
                         SubclassHolocephali  – cartilaginous fishes, chimaeras  
                            OrderChimaeriformes  – chimaeras  
                                  FamilyChimaeridae Bonaparte, 1831 – chimaeras, ratfishes, shortnosed chimaeras, chimères, quimeras, shortnose chimaeras  
                                     GenusChimaera Linnaeus, 1758  
                                        SpeciesChimaera monstrosa Linnaeus, 1758 – rabbitfish, ratfish  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Chimaera monstrosa   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Chimaera monstrosa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Didier, Dominique A.  
  Publication Date: 1995   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic Systematics of Extant Chimaeroid Fishes (Holocephali, Chimaerodei)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Museum Novitates (3119)   
  Page(s): 1-86   
  Publisher: American Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, U.S.A.   
  Reference for: Chimaera monstrosa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Eschmeyer, William N., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Catalog of Fishes   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Special Publication of the Center for Biodiversity Research and Information, no. 1, vol 1-3   
  Page(s): 2905   
  Publisher: California Academy of Sciences   
  Publication Place: San Francisco, California, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-940228-47-5   
  Reference for: Chimaera monstrosa   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Shiino, Sueo M.  
  Publication Date: 1976   
  Article/Chapter Title: List of Common Names of Fishes of the World, Those Prevailing among English-speaking Nations   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Science Report of Shima Marineland, no. 4   
  Page(s): 262   
  Publisher: Shima Marineland   
  Publication Place: Kashikojima, Shima, Mie, Japan   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0385-1109   
  Reference for: Chimaera monstrosa   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: Western Atlantic Ocean  






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