Splendid alfonsino

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Splendid alfonsino
Splendid alfonsino ( Beryx splendens ).jpg
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B. splendens
Binomial name
Beryx splendens

The splendid alfonsino (Beryx splendens) is an alfonsino of the genus Beryx, found around the world at depths between 25 and 1,250 metres (82 and 4,101 ft), usually between 400 and 600 metres (1,300 and 2,000 ft). Although its most common size is 40 centimetres (16 in), it can reach lengths of up to 70 centimetres (28 in).[2] It is known as kinmedai (金目鯛) or "golden eye snapper" in sushi and Japanese cuisine.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ Iwamoto; et al. (2014). "Beryx splendens". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 31 December 2016.
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2016). "Beryx splendens" in FishBase. December 2016 version.

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