Metavelifer multiradiatus

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Metavelifer multiradiatus
Metavelifer multiradiatus.jpg
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lampriformes
Family: Veliferidae
Genus: Metavelifer
Walters, 1960
Species: M. multiradiatus
Binomial name
Metavelifer multiradiatus
(Regan, 1907)

Metavelifer multiradiatus, the spinyfin velifer, is a species of velifer found in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. This species, like the other one in the family Veliferidae, is monotypic of its genus. It grows to a length of 28 centimetres (11 in) TL.