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Hypopygus lepturus

(Hypopygus lepturus)

Description

Hypopygus lepturus is a species of bluntnose knifefish and is commonly found in Northern South America. It is part of the family Hypopomidae and is occasionally kept as an aquarium fish. It lives in freshwater and grows up to 10 centimeters long.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Gymnotiformes
Family:Hypopomidae
Genus:Hypopygus
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