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Proteracanthus sarissophorus

(Proteracanthus sarissophorus)

Description

Proteracanthus sarissophorus is a species of ephippid native to coral reefs around Malaysia, Borneo, and Sumatra. This species grows to a length of 32.5 centimetres (12.8 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

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