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Odontopyxis trispinosa

(Odontopyxis trispinosa)

Description

Odontopyxis trispinosa, the pygmy poacher, is a species of poacher that is native to the eastern Pacific Ocean along the North American coast from southern Alaska to northern Mexico. This species occurs at depths of from 9 to 373 metres (30 to 1,224 ft). This species grows to a length of 9.5 centimetres (3.7 in) TL. This species is commonly displayed in public aquariums. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

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