a.1.(Zool.) Related to, or like, the chimæra.
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His subsequent work "The Chimaeroid Fishes and Their Development" (1906) continued his pattern of describing the embryology, anatomy, and paleontology of the fishes he studied.
Chimaeroid egg capsules occur in the Turners Falls Formation of the adjacent Deerfield Basin (Bock 1949).
More recently, the authors have reported a fin spine of the chimaeroid fish Edaphodon (Takeuchi and Huddleston 2006) and described the first fossil occurrence of the sciaenid genus Totoaba based on saccular otoliths from the Barker's Ranch area (Huddleston and Takeuchi 2007).
The chimaeroid fishes of the Philippine Islands with description of a new species.
A well-preserved dorsal fin spine of the extinct chimaeroid genus Edaphodon Buckland 1838, was recovered from the upper Olcese Sand (late Early Miocene) of California, and is the geochronologically youngest reported occurrence of Edaphodon from the fossil record of North America.
Studies on fossil fishes (sharks, chimaeroids and arthrodires).