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Rhinoprenes pentanemus

(Rhinoprenes pentanemus)

Description

Rhinoprenes pentanemus, the Threadfin scat, is a species of ephippid native to the Pacific Ocean around Papua New Guinea and Australia. This fish eats algae and also sewage. This species grows to a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 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:Rhinoprenes
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