Chimaera panthera Didier, 1998
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Family:  Chimaeridae (Shortnose chimaeras or ratfishes)
Max. size:  129 cm TL (male/unsexed); 102 cm TL (female)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 327 - 1020 m
Distribution:  Southwest Pacific: off northern New Zealand.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Oviparous (Ref. 205). Eggs are encased in horny shells (Ref. 205).
IUCN Red List Status: Least Concern (LC); Date assessed: 28 November 2019 Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Capuli, Estelita Emily - 27.01.99
Modified by: Luna, Susan M. - 02.09.04

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