Marleyella maldivensis

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Marleyella maldivensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Pleuronectiformes
Family: Pleuronectidae
Genus: Marleyella
Species: M. maldivensis
Binomial name
Marleyella maldivensis
Norman, 1939
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Distribution of M. maldivensis

Marleyella maldivensis is a flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish that lives on saltwater bottoms at depths of up to 229 metres (751 ft) in the tropical waters around the Ari Atoll (Maldives) in the western Indian Ocean. It can grow up to 10.4 centimetres (4.1 in) in length.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marleyella bicolorata". Fishbase. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly (editors). 6 October 2010. Retrieved 31 August 2011.