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Chimaera jordani

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

Jordan's chimaera (Chimaera jordani) is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family. It is found in Japan, Madagascar, and Mozambique. Its natural habitat is open seas. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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