First North Pacific records of the pointy nosed blue chimaera
Published on 11. October 2016
First North Pacific records of the pointy nosed blue chimaera, Hydrolagus cf. trolli (Chondrichthyes: Chimaeriformes: Chimaeridae)
Amber N. Reichert, Lonny Lundsten, David A. Ebert
The occurrence of Hydrolagus cf. trolli is reported for the first time from the central and eastern North Pacific Ocean. This is a geographic range extension for this species, as it was previously only known to occur in the southern Pacific Ocean off of Australia, New Zealand, and New Caledonia.
Marine Biodiversity Records 9:90, DOI: 10.1186/s41200-016-0095-5