CHIMAERIFORMES

Malta 2011Guinea-Bissau 2010Faroe Islands 2006
Large European Chimaera
Chimaera monstrosa
(Chimaeridae)
Spotted Ratfish
Hydrolagus colliei
(Chimaeridae)
Straightnose Rabbitfish
Broadnose chimaera
(Rhinochimaeridae)


Silver Chimaera
Chimaera phantasma
(Chimaeridae)
(CHIMAERIFORMES)
Silver Chimaera
Chimaera phantasma
(Chimaeridae)
(CHIMAERIFORMES)


Silver Chimaera is a friend of original cartilaginous fish and has another name of "the rat fish" so that it's tooth see the tooth which jumped out like the front tooth of the mouse. It swims to fly with a big chest fin, and eats a lobster or a crab with a firm tooth. The tooth of Silver Chimaera does cicatrization each other and becomes it in the shape of a tooth board, and there is one pair on the lower jaw and two pair on an upper jaw. A mouth is on like a shark below and does the small animal which is in the bottom of the sea to game mainly. A dorsal fin is thorny and, for a characteristic, includes poison, but the poison is not so strong.

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