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Cygnodraco mawsoni

(Cygnodraco mawsoni)

Description

Cygnodraco mawsoni, Mawson's dragonfish, is a species of Antarctic dragonfish native to the Southern Ocean around Antarctica. It is found at depths of from 110 to 300 metres (360 to 980 ft) over the continental shelf. This species grows to a length of 41 centimetres (16 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Bathydraconidae
Genus:Cygnodraco
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