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The Falkor Chimaera

Chimaera didierae Clerkin, Ebert & Kemper 2017

    body length

  • 15.6 cm
    (male or unsexed, adult)
  • habitat

  • marine
    • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000447
    • Definition: An aquatic biome that comprises systems of open-ocean and unprotected coastal habitats, characterized by exposure to wave action, tidal fluctuation, and ocean currents as well as systems that largely resemble these. Water in the marine biome is generally within the salinity range of seawater: 30 to 38 ppt.
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  • bathyal zone
    • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000026
    • Definition: The mariine bathyal zone biome comprises regions of the marine benthic biome between approximately 200 m and 3000 m depth. This zone generally coincides with the continental slope.
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  • water depth

  • 1100 m
  • 1000 m