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Parapsettus panamensis

(Parapsettus panamensis)

Description

Parapsettus panamensis, the Panama spadefish, is a species of spadefish native to the Pacific coast of the Americas from the Gulf of California to Peru. This species grows to a length of 30 centimetres (12 in) TL though most do not exceed 20 centimetres (7.9 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Ephippidae
Genus:Parapsettus
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