Ostracoberyx

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Ostracoberyx
Temporal range: 55.5–0Ma
Eocene to Recent
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Suborder: Percoidei
Family: Ostracoberycidae
Fowler, 1934
Genus: Ostracoberyx
Fowler, 1934
Type species
Ostracoberyx dorygenys
Fowler, 1934

Ostracoberyx is a genus of shellskin alfonsinos, the only recognized genus in the family Ostracoberycidae. This is a genus of deep-water fishes native to the Indian and western Pacific oceans.[1]

Species[edit]

There are currently three recognized species in this genus:[1]

Timeline[edit]

Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2014). Species of Ostracoberyx in FishBase. February 2014 version.