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Aplochiton marinus

(Aplochiton marinus)

Description

Aplochiton marinus is a species of fish in the Galaxiidae family. It is an amphidromous fish migrating between marine and fresh water. A. marinus is endemic to Chile. FishBase lists A. marinus as a synonym of A. taeniatus (also reported in Argentina), but IUCN treats it as a distinct species of its own.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Osmeriformes
Family:Galaxiidae
Genus:Aplochiton
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