Black oreo

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Black oreo
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Zeiformes
Family: Oreosomatidae
Genus: Allocyttus
Species: A. niger
Binomial name
Allocyttus niger
G. D. James, Inada & I. Nakamura, 1988

The black oreo (Allocyttus niger) is an oreo of the family Oreosomatidae, found around Australia and New Zealand between latitudes of between 43°S and 55°S at depths of between 560 and 1,300 m. Its length is up to 47 cm.

The black oreo is very similar in shape to the warty oreo.

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