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Himantolophus cornifer

(Himantolophus cornifer)

Description

Himantolophus cornifer is a species of footballfish, a type of anglerfish. The fish is bathypelagic and can be found at depths ranging from 0 to 1,900 metres (0 to 6,234 ft). It has been found in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic Oceans.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Lophiiformes
Family:Himantolophidae
Genus:Himantolophus
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