Crystallichthys matsushimae

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Crystallichthys matsushimae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Liparidae
Genus: Crystallichthys
Species: C. matsushimae
Binomial name
Crystallichthys matsushimae

Crystallias matsushimae Jordan & Snyder, 1902

Crystallichthys matsushimae is a species of snailfish native to the northwestern Pacific Ocean. It is found at depths of from 30 to 700 metres (98 to 2,297 ft). This species can grows up to a length of 38 centimetres (15 in) TL.[1]


  1. ^ Tohkairin, A., Kai, Y., Ueda, Y., Hamatsu, T., Ito, M. & Nakabo, T. (2014): Morphological divergence between two color morphotypes of Crystallichthys matsushimae (Cottoidei: Liparidae). Ichthyological Research, 62 (2): 145-155.