Chimaera (Chimaera cubana)

Also known as Caribbean Chimaera, Caribbean Ghost Shark, Cuban Chimaera, Cuban Ratfish, Elephantfish, Ghost Shark

Description

Also known as Caribbean Chimaera, Caribbean Ghost Shark, Cuban Chimaera, Cuban Ratfish, Elephantfish, Ghost Shark.

Found singly in very deep waters. Their Dorsal spine has a venomous gland.
They feed on small fish and benthic invertebrates.
Length - 75cm
Depth - 180-900m
Widespread Western Central Atlantic Ref: https://www.fishbase.in/summary/Chimaera-cubana.html

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