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Hypsagonus corniger

(Hypsagonus corniger)

Description

Hypsagonus corniger is a fish in the family Agonidae (poachers). It was described by Anatoly Yakovlevich Taranetz in 1933. It is a marine, polar water-dwelling fish which is known from the southern Okhotsk Sea and the northern Sea of Japan, in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. It dwells at a depth range of 18 to 105 metres (59 to 344 ft). Males can reach a maximum total length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in).

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Scorpaeniformes
Family:Agonidae
Genus:Hypsagonus
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