Shortnose batfish (Ogcocephalus nasutus)

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Shortnose batfish fact file

Shortnose batfish description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassActinopterygii
OrderLophiiformes
FamilyOgcocephalidae
GenusOgcocephalus (1)

Information on the shortnose batfish is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

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Shortnose batfish status

This species has yet to be classified by the IUCN Red List.

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact:
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References

  1. ITIS (August, 2010)
    http://www.itis.gov
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Captive shortnose batfish  
Captive shortnose batfish

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