Ahuru

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Ahuru
Auchenoceros punctatus (Ahuru).gif
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Gadiformes
Family: Moridae
Genus: Auchenoceros
Günther, 1889
Species: A. punctatus
Binomial name
Auchenoceros punctatus
(F. W. Hutton, 1873)

The ahuru (Auchenoceros punctatus) is a species of morid cod found in waters off the eastern coast of New Zealand and to the south as well as in the Cook Strait. It is found at depths from 5 to 420 m (16 to 1,378 ft). This species grows to 13 cm (5.1 in) in total length. It is the only known species of its genus.

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