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Pnictes asphyxiatus

(Pnictes asphyxiatus)

Description

Pnictes asphyxiatus is a species of freshwater American sole known only from the Amazon Basin in Brazil. This species grows to a standard length of 9.6 cm (3.8 in) . It is so far known from only one specimen. This species is the only known member of its genus, Pnictes.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Pleuronectiformes
Family:Achiridae
Genus:Pnictes
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