Asprocottus abyssalis

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Asprocottus abyssalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Abyssocottidae
Genus: Asprocottus
Species: A. abyssalis
Binomial name
Asprocottus abyssalis
Taliev, 1955
Synonyms[1]
  • Asprocottus herzensteini abyssalis Taliev, 1955

Asprocottus abyssalis is a deepwater sculpin.[2] It was described by Dmitrii Nikolaevich Taliev in 1955, originally as a subspecies of Asprocottus herzensteini.[3] It is a freshwater fish which is endemic to Lake Baikal, Russia. It is known to dwell at a depth range of 150-1400 metres.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Synonyms of Asprocottus abyssalis at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Asprocottus abyssalis at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Taliev, D. N., 1955 [ref. 4316] Sculpin fishes of Lake Baikal (Cottidae). Acad. Sci. USSR, Moscow and Leningrad. 1-603.