Holocephalii (chimaeras or silver sharks)

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Order: Chimaeriformes (chimaeras)

 
 

Callorhinchidae (elephantfishes)

Only one species found in Southern Africa: Callorhinchus capensis (St. Joseph).

 

Chimaeridae (shortnose chimaeras)

 

Rhinochimaeridae (longnose chimaeras)

 


  Iziko Museums of Cape Town, 2008

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