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Macrurocyttus acanthopodus

(Macrurocyttus acanthopodus)

Description

Macrurocyttus acanthopodus, the dwarf dory, is a species of tinselfish native to the western Pacific Ocean where it has been found in the waters around the Philippines and Australia at a depth of around 878 metres (2,881 ft). This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

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