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Aetapcus maculatus

(Aetapcus maculatus)

Description

Aetapcus maculatus, the warty prowfish, is a species of Australian prowfish endemic to the coastal waters of southern Australia where it inhabits mostly rocky reefs. This species grows to a length of 21 centimetres (8.3 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Pataecidae
Genus:Aetapcus
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