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Stephanoberyx monae

(Stephanoberyx monae)

Description

Stephanoberyx monae is a species of pricklefish found in the western Atlantic Ocean at depths of from 945 to 4,777 metres (3,100 to 15,673 ft). This species grows to a length of 8.1 centimetres (3.2 in). This species is the only known member of its genus.

Taxonomic tree:

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