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Polyipnus latirastrus

(Polyipnus latirastrus)

Description

Polyipnus latirastrus, commonly known as the combside hatchetfish, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Sternoptychidae. It occurs in deep water in the western Pacific Ocean, at depths between about 696 and 888 metres (2,300 and 2,900 ft).

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Actinopterygii
Order:Stomiiformes
Family:Sternoptychidae
Genus:Polyipnus
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