Emmelichthys nitidus

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Emmelichthys nitidus
Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus (Redbait).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Emmelichthyidae
Genus: Emmelichthys
Species:
E. nitidus
Binomial name
Emmelichthys nitidus

Emmelichthys nitidus is a species of rover native to the Indian and Pacific oceans at depths of between 86 to 500 metres (282 to 1,640 ft). There are currently two subspecies known:

The nominate subspecies is of minor importance to commercial fisheries. Neither subspecies has yet been assessed by the IUCN.

References[edit]

  • Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8
  1. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). "Emmelichthys nitidus cyanescens" in FishBase. April 2013 version.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2013). "Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus" in FishBase. April 2013 version.