Chimaera

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Synonyms for Chimaera

(Greek mythology) fire-breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail

a grotesque product of the imagination

a deep-sea fish with a tapering body, smooth skin, and long threadlike tail

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Rhinochimaera africana, a new longnose chimaera from Southern Africa, with comments on the systematics and distribution of the genus Rhinochimaera Garman, 1901 (Chondrichthyes, Chimaeriformes, Rhinochimaeridae).