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Rhinochimaera pacifica

(Rhinochimaera pacifica)

Description

Rhinochimaera pacifica, commonly known as the Pacific spookfish, knifenose chimaera, narrownose chimaera, Pacific long-nosed chimaera, or Pinocchiofish, is a species of chimaera in the family Rhinochimaeridae. It lives in various parts of the Pacific Ocean and can be characterized by its long snout.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Holocephali
Order:Chimaeriformes
Family:Rhinochimaeridae
Genus:Rhinochimaera
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