Fan-tailed rag-fish

The ragfish body is scaleless and limp, both because of the cartilaginous skeleton, as well as its flabby muscles.

The Fan-tailed rag-fish lives in the bathypelagic, marine, depth range 0 - 1420 m , usually 18 - 732 m environment.

Last visited taxon Icosteus aenigmaticus - Fan-tailed Rag-fish SHOW INFO Taxon - Names = << Go back one level - Icosteus species Fan-tailed Rag-fish Icosteus aenigmaticus Lockington, 1880 More

Common names

Fan-tailed rag-fish in English
Icosteidae in Portuguese (Português)
Icosteus aenigmaticus in German (Deutsch)
Kludefisk in Danish (dansk)
Lompenvis in Dutch (Nederlands)
Ragfish in English
рыба-тряпка in Russian (русский язык)
褴鱼 in Mandarin Chinese
襤魚 in Mandarin Chinese

Order : Perciformes
Family : Icosteidae
Genus : Icosteus
Species : Icosteus aenigmaticus
Authority : Lockington, 1880