Pacific Spookfish

Rhinochimaera pacifica
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Quick Facts

Scientific name Rhinochimaera pacifica
Other names Knifenose Chimaera, Narrownose Chimaera, Pacific Long-nosed Chimaera, Pinocchiofish, Ratfish
Size Up to 1.3 m (4.26 ft)
Weight Up to 7 kg (15.4 lb)


Habitat & AU Distribution Deeper offshore waters on or near the bottom of continental slopes
Depth Range 330 - 1,490 m (1,082 - 4,888 ft)
Pacific Spookfish Distribution