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Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi

(Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi)

Description

Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi, the spotted tinselfish, is a species of tinselfish found in deep oceanic waters at depths of from 128 to 885 metres (420 to 2,904 ft). This species grows to a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 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:Xenolepidichthys
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