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Polymixia nobilis

(Polymixia nobilis)

Description

Polymixia nobilis, the stout beardfish, is a species of beardfish. This species can grow up to 30 centimetres (12 in) TL. P. nobilis lives on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean on gravel and sandy bottoms. Scientists do not know how they behave or reproduce. The species's dorsal fin has five spines and 34-27 soft rays. The habitat of the fish is in the benthic zone.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Polymixiiformes
Family:Polymixiidae
Genus:Polymixia
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