Opisthoproctus soleatus

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Opisthoproctus soleatus
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Opisthoproctus soleatus
Conservation status
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Argentiniformes
Family: Opisthoproctidae
Genus: Opisthoproctus
Species: O. soleatus
Binomial name
Opisthoproctus soleatus
Vaillant, 1888

Opisthoproctus soleatus is a species of ray finned fish from the Barreleye family. Opisthoproctus soleatus was first described in 1888 by Léon Vaillant. It lives in most tropical seas, but is more common from western Ireland to Mauritania and from Sierra Leone to Angola, and the South China Sea. Opisthoproctus Soleatus can grow to a length of 10.5 centimetres (4.1 in) SL, and usually live from about 500 to 700 metres (1,600 to 2,300 ft) deep.

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