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Rhinecanthus abyssus

(Rhinecanthus abyssus)

Description

Rhinecanthus abyssus is a species of triggerfish found in the West Pacific Ocean, where known from Sulawesi in Indonesian and around the Ryukyu Islands of Japan. It is found at depths ranging from 120–150 m (390–490 ft). It is the most recently described of 7 species in the genus Rhinecanthus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Tetraodontiformes
Family:Balistidae
Genus:Rhinecanthus
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