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Himantolophus multifurcatus

(Himantolophus multifurcatus)

Description

Himantolophus multifurcatus is a species of footballfish, a type of anglerfish. The fish is bathypelagic and has been found at depths ranging from 200 to 365 metres (656 to 1,198 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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