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Harriotta raleighana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Order: Chimaeriformes
Family: Rhinochimaeridae
Genus: Harriotta
Goode & T. H. Bean, 1895

Harriotta is a genus of cartilaginous fish in the family Rhinochimaeridae.

Some common names for species in the genus include bentnose rabbitfish, bigspine spookfish, longnose chimaera, long-nosed chimaera, longnosed chimaera, and narrownose chimaera.


Harriotta species can be found in the deep waters of continental slopes around 380 to 2,600 m deep in the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. It is also known to be found in the Indian Ocean off of southern Australia. They are also common in the northern Atlantic, northwest Pacific, and southwest Pacific Oceans.

It contains these species:

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