Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Holocephali > Order Chimaeriformes > Family Chimaeridae > Genus Hydrolagus

Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Hydrolagusaccepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 English: deepwater chimaera sources: North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
 German: Atlantische Chimäre sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: mažaakė chimera sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: атлантический (североатлантический) гидролаг sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: küçük gözlü deniz kedisi

Literature

basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces - Chondrichthyes, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 358-360

additional source

Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p.

additional source

Collette, B.B., and G. Klein-MacPhee (eds.). 2002. Bigelow and Schroeder's Fishes of the Gulf of Maine, 3rd edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington and London. 748 p.

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

Genbank

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Taxonomy

Link To FishBase

External Links

Link To FishBase
Link To GBIF

Citation

Bailly, N. (2011). Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868). In: Nicolas Bailly (2011). FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105825

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial

Importance

IUCN:
Red List status LC 2007This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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Last modified

2008-01-15 by Nicolas Bailly

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