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Grammicolepis brachiusculus

(Grammicolepis brachiusculus)

Description

Grammicolepis brachiusculus, the thorny tinselfish, is a species of tinselfish found in deep oceanic waters at depths of from 300 to 1,026 metres (984 to 3,366 ft). This species grows to a length of 64 centimetres (25 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Zeiformes
Family:Grammicolepididae
Genus:Grammicolepis
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