Scalloped ribbonfish

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Scalloped ribbonfish
Zu cristatus2.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lampriformes
Family: Trachipteridae
Genus: Zu
Species: Z. cristatus
Binomial name
Zu cristatus
(Bonelli, 1819)

The scalloped ribbonfish, Zu cristatus, is a ribbonfish of the family Trachipteridae found circumglobally in all oceans at tropical latitudes, at depths down to 90 m. Its length is up to 118 cm.

Illustration of a scalloped ribbonfish.