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Acanthochaenus luetkenii

(Acanthochaenus luetkenii)

Description

Acanthochaenus luetkenii, the pricklefish, is a species of pricklefish found in the oceans at depths of from 1,655 to 5,397 metres (5,430 to 17,707 ft). This species grows to a length of 14.1 centimetres (5.6 in) SL. This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Stephanoberyciformes
Family:Stephanoberycidae
Genus:Acanthochaenus
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