Bathysaurus mollis

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Bathysaurus mollis
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Bathysaurus mollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Aulopiformes
Family: Bathysauridae
Genus: Bathysaurus
Species: B. mollis
Binomial name
Bathysaurus mollis
Günther, 1878

Bathysaurus mollis is a species of fish in the Bathysauridae family, commonly called bathysaur or highfin lizardfish.


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