Genus Chimaera

Last & Stevens (2009) provide a key to species found in Australian waters, and Kemper et al. (2015) provide a key to species of the genus Chimaera found in Australia and New Zealand.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Chimaera in Fishes of Australia, accessed 18 Jan 2021,


Kemper, JM, DA Ebert, GJP Naylor & DA Didier. 2015. Chimaera carophila (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae), a new species of chimaera from New Zealand. Bull Mar Sci. 91(1): 63-81. Abstract

Last, P.R. & Stevens, J.D. 2009. Sharks and Rays of Australia. Collingwood : CSIRO Publishing Australia 2, 550 pp.