Bigspine Spookfish

Harriotta raleighana
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Harriotta raleighana
Other names Longnose Spookfish, Bentnose Rabbitfish, Longnose Chimaera, Narrownose Chimaera, Pacific Longnose Chimaera, Ratfish, Spookfish
Size Up to 1.2 m (3.9 ft)
Weight Up to 7 kg (15.4 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper coastal & offshore waters amongst the bottom on the continental slope
Depth Range 200 - 3,100 m (656 - 10,170 ft)
Bigspine Spookfish Distribution