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Hypopygus neblinae

(Hypopygus neblinae)

Description

Hypopygus neblinae is a species of bluntnose knifefish from the family Hypopomidae. They live in freshwater and can grow up to 12.2 centimeters long. They are native to South America and are commonly called marble knifefish. They are occasionally sold as aquarium fish.

Taxonomic tree:

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