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Hairy angler

(Caulophryne polynema)

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Description

Caulophryne polynema is a species of fish in the family Caulophrynidae,the fanfins.It is known commonly as the hairy fanfin.It is native to the Atlantic and eastern Pacific Oceans.It occurs off the eastern coast of North America across to Africa and as far north as Iceland.In the Pacific it is known from the waters off of Hawaii and to the western coast of North America

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Lophiiformes
Family:Caulophrynidae
Genus:Caulophryne
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