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).
On the other hand, chimaeroid fishes are durophagous organisms adapted to prey upon soft- and hard-bodied prey, and the locality of Alto Guayacan is characterized by abundant selachian, osteichthyan and molluscan fossil fauna.
The chimaeroid fishes of the Philippine Islands with description of a new species.
In the absence of skeletal elements, chimaeroid species are diagnosed on the characteristics of dental plates.
Studies on fossil fishes (sharks, chimaeroids and arthrodires).