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Chimaera cubana Howell Rivero, 1936
Chimaera

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Chimaera cubana Howell Rivero , 1936

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Holocephali (chimaeras) > Chimaeriformes (Chimaeras) > Chimaeridae (Shortnose chimaeras or ratfishes)
Etymology: Chimaera: Named for the mythological creature composed of parts of multiple animals, referring to their odd mix of characteristics. ( See ETYFish ) ;   cubana: -ana (L.), belonging to: Cuba, referring to Matanzas Bay, Cuba, type locality. ( See ETYFish ) .

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; bathydemersal; depth range 180 - 900 m (Ref. 51158 ). Deep-water

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Western Central Atlantic: off Matanzas Bay, Cuba (Ref. 26938 ) and Jamaica.

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Maturity: L m   ?   range ? - ? cm
Max length : 75.0 cm TL male/unsexed; (Ref. 26938 )

Short description Morphology | Morphometrics

Dorsal spines (total): 1. Rounded snout; head with seam-like sensory grooves on head; pectoral fins large; first dorsal fin with a long, sharp spine; a separate anal fin, not extending past the level of end of second dorsal fin. Curved club-shaped appendage between eyes in males. Lateral line canals in open grooves (Ref. 26938 ). Upper surface silvery gray, lower surface white (Ref. 6902 ).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Solitary (Ref. 26340 ). Oviparous (Ref. 205 ). Eggs are encased in horny shells (Ref. 205 ). Unlikely to be seen by divers since this ratfish lives in very deep water (Ref. 26938 ).

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Oviparous (Ref. 205 ).

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Claro, R. , 1994. Características generales de la ictiofauna. p. 55-70. In R. Claro (ed.) Ecología de los peces marinos de Cuba. Instituto de Oceanología Academia de Ciencias de Cuba and Centro de Investigaciones de Quintana Roo. (Ref. 26340 )

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 130435 )

  Least Concern (LC)  ; Date assessed: 02 September 2019

CITES

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361 )

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless





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Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 123201 ): 9 - 18.2, mean 13.4 °C (based on 48 cells). Phylogenetic diversity index (Ref. 82804 ):  PD 50 = 0.5000   [Uniqueness, from 0.5 = low to 2.0 = high]. Bayesian length-weight: a=0.00282 (0.00118 - 0.00673), b=3.10 (2.89 - 3.31), in cm total length, based on LWR estimates for this (Sub)family-body shape (Ref. 93245 ). Trophic level (Ref. 69278 ):  3.6   ±0.5 se; based on size and trophs of closest relatives Resilience (Ref. 120179 ):  Low, minimum population doubling time 4.5 - 14 years (Assuming fecundity<100). Fishing Vulnerability (Ref. 59153 ):  Moderate to high vulnerability (50 of 100).

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