Wilhelm's hawkfish

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Wilhelm's hawkfish, Itycirrhitus wilhelmi, is a species of hawkfish found in tropical waters at depths of 1 to 55 m (3.3 to 180.4 ft) over rocky substrates. It is only known around Pitcairn Island and Easter Island. This species grows to a length of 12 cm (4.7 in). This species is the only known member of its genus.[1]

Wilhelm's hawkfish
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Itycirrhitus

Species:
I. wilhelmi
Binomial name
Itycirrhitus wilhelmi
Synonyms
  • Cirrhitus wilhelmi Lavenberg & Yáñez-A., 1972

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Itycirrhitus wilhelmi" in FishBase. April 2013 version.