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Psilodraco breviceps

(Psilodraco breviceps)

Description

Psilodraco breviceps is a species of Antarctic dragonfish endemic to the marine waters around South Georgia where it occurs at depths of from 60 to 345 metres (197 to 1,132 ft) (though usually below 248 metres (814 ft). This species grows to a length of 20 centimetres (7.9 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:Psilodraco
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