Giant Chimaera, Chimaera lignaria Didier 2002
Giant Chimaera, Chimaera lignaria. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial
A distincly large and robust chimaera, it has non-deciduous purplish-blue skin and fins. Often encountered by deepwater research and fishing trawls, very little is know of its biology.
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Matt B. Reardon & Dianne J. Bray, Chimaera lignaria in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/3597