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Oreosoma atlanticum

(Oreosoma atlanticum)

Description

Oreosoma atlanticum, also known as the ox-eyed oreo, is a species of oreo found in oceanic deep waters at depths of from 220 to 1,550 m (720 to 5,090 ft). This species grows to a length of 21 cm (8.3 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

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