Ventrifossa paxtoni

The Ventrifossa paxtoni lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 878 - 1053 m environment.

A new species of grenadiers (aka rattails), Ventrifossa paxtoni, found in the Tasman Sea, one of a rapidly growing list of more than 15,300 marine fish species now logged in the Census of Marine Life database. More

Common names

Thinbarbel whiptail in English

Order : Gadiformes
Family : Macrouridae
Genus : Ventrifossa
Species : Ventrifossa paxtoni
Authority : Iwamoto & Williams, 1999