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Bathypterois is a genus of deepsea tripod fishes.

Bathypterois
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Mediterranean Spiderfish (B. dubius)
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Tripodfish (B. grallator)
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Bathypterois

Günther, 1878
Abyssal spiderfish, B. longipes
B. quadrifilis

SpeciesEdit

There are currently 19 recognized species in this genus:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Bathypterois in FishBase. April 2012 version.