North Pacific frostfish

North Pacific frostfish
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Trichiuridae
Genus: Benthodesmus
Species: B. pacificus
Binomial name
Benthodesmus pacificus
Parin & Becker, 1970

The North Pacific frostfish, Benthodesmus pacificus, is a cutlassfish of the family Trichiuridae found in the north Pacific Ocean between latitudes 50° N and 30° N at depths of 100–1,000 metres (330–3,280 ft). Its length is up to 112 centimetres (44 in).


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