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Stellerina xyosterna

(Stellerina xyosterna)

Description

Stellerina xyosterna, the pricklebreast poacher, is a species of poacher native to the eastern Pacific Ocean from Canada to northern Mexico. This species can be found on sandy or muddy bottoms at depths of from 5 to 75 metres (16 to 246 ft). This species grows to a length of 16 centimetres (6.3 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

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