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Pezichthys
PezichAmplispinCSIRO
Cockatoo Handfish
Information
Range Southwest Pacific, Australia.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Lophiiformes
Family Brachionichthyidae
Genus Pezichthys

The genus Pezichthys is a genus in the family Brachionichthyidae (commonly known as Handfishes).

Species[]

There are currently five recognized species in this genus:

Cockatoo Handfish, Pezichthys amplispinus
Narrowbody Handfish, Pezichthys compressus
Eltanin Handfish, Pezichthys eltanani
Longfin Handfish, Pezichthys macropinnis
Eyelash Handfish, Pezichthys nigrocilium
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