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Phyllophryne scortea

(Phyllophryne scortea)

Description

Phyllophryne scortea, the smooth anglerfish, is a species of frogfish endemic to the waters around Australia. This species grows to a length of 10 centimetres (3.9 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Lophiiformes
Family:Antennariidae
Genus:Phyllophryne
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