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Polyipnus nuttingi

(Polyipnus nuttingi)

Description

Polyipnus nuttingi, commonly known as the Nutting's hatchet fish, is a species of ray-finned fish in the family Sternoptychidae. It occurs in deep water in the Indo-Pacific Ocean, at depths between about 384 and 658 metres (1,300 and 2,200 ft).

Taxonomic tree:

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