Chimaera obscura in Australia
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Main Ref.
Also Ref.
Occurrence endemic
Importance Ref.
Aquaculture Ref.
Regulations Ref.
Freshwater No
Brackish No
Saltwater Yes
Live export
Bait No
Gamefish No
Abundance Ref.

Type locality, east of Tuncurry, New South Wales, CSIRO H 1383-02 (holotype of Chimaera obscura, 74.4 cm TL, female). Known from the mid continental slope east of Tuncurry in New South Wales (32°06′ S, 153°09′ E) at a depth of 1025-1080 m. Last & Stevens' (1994, Ref. 6871) records from Townsville (Qld) to Ulladulla (NSW) at 450-1000, require validation (Ref. 76965).

States/Provinces New South Wales (native), Queensland (questionable)
States/Provinces Complete? Yes
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Entered by Capuli, Estelita Emily
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