Oxycirrhites typus

  (Redirected from Oxycirrhites)

The longnose hawkfish, Oxycirrhites typus, is a species of hawkfish found on tropical reefs of the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, where it can be found at depths around 10 to 100 m (33 to 328 ft). It prefers the steep outer slopes of the reefs amongst gorgonians and black corals. This species can reach 13 cm (5.1 in) in total length. It can also be found in the aquarium trade. It is currently the only known member in its genus.[1]

Longnose hawkfish
Longnose Hawkfish at Chole Bay - Zanzibar.jpeg
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Family:
Genus:
Oxycirrhites

Bleeker, 1857
Species:
O. typus
Binomial name
Oxycirrhites typus
Bleeker, 1857
Longnose Hawkfish at the Shedd Aquarium

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

External linksEdit