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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Hydrolagus affinis (de Brito Capello, 1868)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Hydrolagus affinis (Capello, 1867)

Synonyms:

Chimaera affinis Capello, 1867, Jorn. Sci. math. phys. nat., 1(4): 314-315, 320, pl. III (fig. I-la) (off Setubal). Holotype: MB no. T 115.
Chimaera affinis: Capello, 1870: 138 . Günther, 1870: 350-351 Carus, 1893: 529 Goode & Bean, 1896: 31-32, pl. X (fig. 32-35) Holt & Byrne, 1910: 5 Lozano Rey, 1928: 666-668, fig. 197 Nobre, 1935: 407-408 Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 191, fig. 112.
Chimaera plumbea Gill, 1877,Bull.phil.Soc.Wash.,2: 182(LaHaveBank,42°40'N., 62° 23' W., 640 m).
Chimaera abbreviata Gill, 1884, Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 6: 254 (40°17' N., 66° 58' W., 2360 m). Holotype: USNM no. 33435.
Hydrolagus affinis: Bigelow & Schroeder, 1953: 539-545, fig. 121 (extensive synonymy); 1954: 70 Leim & Scott, 1966: 69-70, fig. Wheeler, 1969: 112.

Common names:

Smalleyed rabbitfish [En]
Chimere a petits yeux [Fr]
Quimera ojo chico [Es]

Smalleyed rabbitfish (Hydrolagus affinis)