Brosmophycis marginata

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Brosmophycis marginata
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Ophidiiformes
Family: Bythitidae
Genus: Brosmophycis
T. N. Gill, 1861
Species: B. marginata
Binomial name
Brosmophycis marginata
(Ayres, 1854)

Brosmophycis marginata, the Red brotula, is a species of viviparous brotula found along the North American Pacific coast from Alaska to Baja California. This fish is often displayed in public aquariums. This species grows to a length of 46 centimetres (18 in) TL. The red brotula is the only known member of its genus.

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