Tydemania navigatoris

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Tydemania navigatoris
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Tetraodontiformes
Family: Triacanthodidae
Subfamily: Triacanthodinae
Genus: Tydemania
M. C. W. Weber, 1913
Species: T. navigatoris
Binomial name
Tydemania navigatoris
M. C. W. Weber, 1913

Tydemania navigatoris, the Fleshy-lipped spikefish, is a species of spikefish native to the Indian and Pacific Oceans where it occurs at depths of from 50 to 607 metres (164 to 1,991 ft). This species grows to a length of 12 centimetres (4.7 in) SL. This fish is specialized to feed on the scales of other fishes. This species is the only known member of its genus. [1]

References[edit]

  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.