Blue knifefish

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Blue knifefish
Labracoglossa nitida (Blue Knifefish).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
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L. nitida
Binomial name
Labracoglossa nitida

The blue knifefish, Labracoglossa nitida, is a species of sea chub native to the Pacific Ocean waters off eastern Australia over to New Zealand, where it occurs at depths reaching from the surface to 20 m (66 ft) in inshore waters over reefs. It can reach a length of 20 cm (7.9 in), though most do not exceed 15 cm (5.9 in).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Labracoglossa nitida" in FishBase. August 2013 version.