Radiicephalus elongatus

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Radiicephalus elongatus
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Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lampriformes
Family: Radiicephalidae
Genus: Radiicephalus
Osório, 1917
Species: R. elongatus
Binomial name
Radiicephalus elongatus
Osório, 1917

The tapertail, Radiicephalus elongatus, is a species of marine fish found in the central and eastern Atlantic and eastern Pacific. This species grows to 76 cm (30 in) in total length. It is the only known species in the genus Radiicephalus and the family Radiicephalidae.

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