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Malacosarcus macrostoma

(Malacosarcus macrostoma)

Description

Malacosarcus macrostoma is a species of pricklefish found in the western central Pacific Ocean and possibly the northeast Atlantic Ocean at depths of from 2,777 to 4,438 metres (9,111 to 14,560 ft). This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

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