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Himantolophus mauli

(Himantolophus mauli)

Description

Himantolophus mauli is a species of footballfish, a type of anglerfish. The fish is bathypelagic and has been found at depths ranging from 400 to 750 metres (1,310 to 2,460 ft). It is endemic to the eastern Atlantic Ocean.

Taxonomic tree:

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