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Himantolophus litoceras

(Himantolophus litoceras)

Description

Himantolophus litoceras is a species of footballfish, a type of anglerfish. The fish is bathydemersal and has been found at a depth of 654 metres (2,146 ft). It is endemic to the waters surrounding New Zealand.

Taxonomic tree:

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