Cape dory

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Cape dory
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Cape dory (Zeus capensis)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Zeiformes
Family: Zeidae
Genus: Zeus
Species: Z. capensis
Binomial name
Zeus capensis
Valenciennes, 1835

The Cape dory (Zeus capensis) is a fish of the genus Zeus. It is widespread in the Western Indian Ocean near the coasts of Mozambique, also around the Cape of Good Hope to St. Helena Bay, South Africa. It is a marine, demersal fish, that lives at the depth 35 – 200 m. It can reach up to 90.0 cm in maximal length.

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