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Black oreo

(Allocyttus niger)

Description

The black oreo (Allocyttus niger) is an oreo of the family Oreosomatidae, found around Australia and New Zealand between latitudes of between 43°S and 55°S at depths of between 560 and 1,300 m. Its length is up to 47 cm. The black oreo is very similar in shape to the warty oreo.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Zeiformes
Family:Oreosomatidae
Genus:Allocyttus
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