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Small-eyed rabbitfish

The small-eyed rabbitfish (Hydrolagus affinis) is a species of fish in the Chimaeridae family.[2] It has very wide distribution almost everywhere in northern Atlantic at depths from 300 to 2,410 m, being most common below 1,000 m.[3] Its total length ranges from 32 to 147 cm. It has a short nose with a blunt tip. The small mouth is located on the lower part of the head and has thick lips. Its back slopes gradually and ends to a fine tail.


  1. ^ Dagit, D.D. & Clarke, M.W. (2007). "Hydrolagus affinis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2008). "Hydrolagus affinis" in FishBase. November 2008 version.
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