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Himantolophus macroceratoides

(Himantolophus macroceratoides)

Description

Himantolophus macroceratoides is a species of footballfish, a type of anglerfish. The fish is bathypelagic and has been found at depths ranging from 800 to 900 metres (2,600 to 3,000 ft). It is endemic to the east central Atlantic Ocean.

Taxonomic tree:

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