Chloe the Chimaera:

Chloe lives in the deep dark ocean
Far away from all the commotion
With dazzling green eyes that glow
Mysterious and shy she dwells below


ABOUT CHLOE:

An enigma of the deep

Chloe is closely related to sharks, skates and rays. She's a chimaera. Specifically, she's a Spotted Ratfish. Yet she has many names.

Chimaera are also known as ghost sharks, rat fish, spookfish and rabbit fish.

Chloe is very shy and her life is somewhat of a mystery. She lives in the oceans darkest depths and has the most dazzling big green eyes.


FUN FACTS TO IMPRESS YOUR FRIENDS:

  • In Greek mythology, the 'chimera' was a mythical monstrous fire-breathing hybrid composed of parts from other animals.

  • The large green eyes of chimaera act just like night vision goggles, providing them with excellent vision in the dark.

  • Worldwide there are around 50 species of chimaera. Most of them have a venomous spine, which they use to defend themselves against predators.


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