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Silver Chimaera
Tn chpha u1
Information
Range Australia, China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, New Caledonia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Chimaeriformes
Family Chimaeridae
Genus Chimaera
Species C. phantasma
Conservation Status
DDSpecies
Data Deficient

The Silver chimaera, (Chimaera phantasma), is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family. It is found in Australia, China, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, New Caledonia, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Its natural habitat is open seas. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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