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Vomeridens infuscipinnis

(Vomeridens infuscipinnis)

Description

Vomeridens infuscipinnis is a species of Antarctic dragonfish found in the Ross Sea, the Weddell Sea and around the South Orkney Islands and the Antarctic Peninsula. It is a deep-water fish, found at depths of from 500 to 813 metres (1,640 to 2,667 ft). This species grows to a length of 22 centimetres (8.7 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:Vomeridens
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