Kuiterichthys furcipilis

Kuiterichthys furcipilis, the rough anglerfish, is a species of frogfish endemic to the coastal waters of southern Australia and Tasmania. This species inhabits reefs and the ocean floor at depths from 10 to 240 metres (33 to 787 ft). It grows to a length of 15 centimetres (5.9 in) TL.[1]

Kuiterichthys furcipilis
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Antennariidae
Genus: Kuiterichthys
K. furcipilis
Binomial name
Kuiterichthys furcipilis
(G. Cuvier, 1817)
  • Chironectes furcipilis G. Cuvier, 1817
  • Trichophryne furcipilis (G. Cuvier, 1817)


  1. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). "Kuiterichthys furcipilis" in FishBase. August 2013 version.