Hydrolagus melanophasma

Alternate names: Eastern Pacific black ghostshark

Author: James, 2009


Geographic Information

Habitat description: Demersal.

Additional Information

Verified MBARI depth distribution: to 1673 m (Jan 2016).


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James, K.C., D.A. Ebert, D.J. Long, and D.A. Didier (2009). A new species of chimaera, Hydrolagus melanophasma sp. nov. (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae), from the eastern North Pacific. Zootaxa, 2218: 59–68.

Citation: Hydrolagus melanophasma (James, 2009) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Hydrolagus%20melanophasma. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2021-09-19.
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