Domine (fish)

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Domine
Domine.jpg
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Gempylidae
Genus: Epinnula
Poey, 1854
Species: E. magistralis
Binomial name
Epinnula magistralis
Poey, 1854

The domine is a tropical species of snake mackerel found in all oceans at depths of from 100 to 185 metres (328 to 607 ft). This species can reach a length of 100 centimetres (39 in) SL though most do not exceed 45 centimetres (18 in) SL. While not specifically targeted, this fish is edible and is eaten when caught. This species is currently the only known member of its genus.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Epinnula magistralis" in FishBase. April 2013 version.