Owston's chimaera

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Owston's chimaera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Chimaeriformes
Family: Chimaeridae
Genus: Chimaera
Species: C. owstoni
Binomial name
Chimaera owstoni
S. Tanaka (I), 1905

Owston's chimaera, Chimaera owstoni, is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family endemic to Japan. Its natural habitat is open seas.


  1. ^ Dagit, D.D. 2005. Chimaera owstoni. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 3 August 2007.