Margrethia obtusirostra

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Margrethia obtusirostra
Margrethia obtusirostra (no common name).gif
Drawing by Dr Tony Ayling
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Stomiiformes
Family: Gonostomatidae
Genus: Margrethia
Species: M. obtusirostra
Binomial name
Margrethia obtusirostra
Jespersen & Tåning, 1919

Margrethia obtusirostra, the Bighead portholefish, is a bristlemouth of the family Gonostomatidae, found in the tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific and Atlantic oceans, at depths of between 100 and 600 m. Its length is between 5 and 8 cm.