Polyplacapros tyleri

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Polyplacapros tyleri
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Aracanidae
Genus: Polyplacapros
E. Fujii & Uyeno, 1979
Species: P. tyleri
Binomial name
Polyplacapros tyleri
E. Fujii & Uyeno, 1979

Polyplacapros tyleri is a species of deepwater boxfish native to the southwestern Pacific Ocean where it is found near Australia, New Zealand and the sea mounts of the Norfolk Ridge at a depth of around 132 metres (433 ft). This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]


  1. ^ Matsuura, K. (2014): Taxonomy and systematics of tetraodontiform fishes: a review focusing primarily on progress in the period from 1980 to 2014. Ichthyological Research, 62 (1): 72-113.