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Bovichtus variegatus

(Bovichtus variegatus)

Description

Bovichtus variegatus is a species of thornfish found around New Zealand from the Wellington area southwards. Their length is between 15 and 25 cm. They are also found in the aquarium trade.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Perciformes
Family:Bovichtidae
Genus:Bovichtus
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