Imperial blackfish

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Imperial blackfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Centrolophidae
Genus: Schedophilus
Species: S. ovalis
Binomial name
Schedophilus ovalis
(G. Cuvier, 1833)

The imperial blackfish, Schedophilus ovalis, is a medusafish of the family Centrolophidae found in the eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean Sea, at depths of between 70 and 700 m. Its length is up to 100 cm.

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