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Diceratias trilobus

(Diceratias trilobus)

Description

Diceratias trilobus is a species of double angler, a type of anglerfish. The fish is bathypelagic and has been found as deep as 1,216 metres (3,990 ft). It is endemic to the northwest Pacific Ocean.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Lophiiformes
Family:Diceratiidae
Genus:Diceratias
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