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Arabian Sicklefin Chimaera
Sicklefin Chimaera
Range Somalia, Yemen, and possibly India.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Chimaeriformes
Family Rhinochimaeridae
Genus Neoharriotta
Species N. pumila
Conservation Status
Data Deficient

The Arabian sicklefin chimaera, (Neoharriotta pumila), is a species of fish in the Rhinochimaeridae family. It is found in Somalia, Yemen, and possibly India. Its natural habitat is open a species of rattail that occurs in the southern oceans, mostly south of the Antarctic Convergence. This fish is found at depths of from 500 to 3,800 metres (1,600 to 12,500 ft).