Smooth-eye poacher

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Smooth-eye poacher
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Agonidae
Genus: Xeneretmus
Species: X. leiops
Binomial name
Xeneretmus leiops
Gilbert, 1915

The smooth-eye poacher[1] (Xeneretmus leiops) is a fish in the family Agonidae (poachers).[2] It was described by Charles Henry Gilbert in 1915.[3] It is a marine, Temperate water-dwelling fish which is known from southern British Columbia, Canada to southern California, USA, in the eastern Pacific Ocean. It dwells at a depth range of 37-399 metres. Males can reach a maximum total length of 24 centimetres.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Common names for Xeneretmus leiops at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Xeneretmus leiops at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Gilbert, C. H., 1915 (28 Jan.) [ref. 1632] Fishes collected by the United States Fisheries steamer "Albatross" in southern California in 1904. Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 48 (no. 2075): 305-380, Pls. 14-22.