The whitefin chimaera (Chimaera argiloba) is named for its uniformly pale colour, including their pale coloured fins. The spine in front of their first dorsal fin is pale in color, and both dorsal fins have a black margin to contrast against the otherwise pale colour. The pectoral fins, on the other hand, are dusky colored with even darker tips. These chimaeras sport a dark stripe above their lateral line, as well as impressively sized claspers and teeny tiny anal fins.
Seen on the continental slope off northern Western Australia, they are most frequently seen around Shark Bay to Rowley Shoals up to 520 m deep, which is impressive seeing as how these chimaeras reach up to at least 78 cm in length. The diets of these chimaeras are unknown, as is their reproduction methods. The IUCN has assessed the whitefin chimaera and listed them as a species of Least Concern (LC).
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