Giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne)

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Giant oarfish fact file

Giant oarfish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderLampridiformes
FamilyRegalecidae
GenusRegalecus (1)

Information on the giant oarfish (Regalecus glesne) is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Giant oarfish status

The giant oarfish has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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References

  1. ITIS (November, 2013)
    http://www.itis.gov/index.html
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