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Gerlachea australis

(Gerlachea australis)

Description

Gerlachea australis is a species of Antarctic dragonfish found at depths of from 200 to 670 metres (660 to 2,200 ft) over the Antarctic continental shelf. This species grows to a length of 24 centimetres (9.4 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:Gerlachea
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