Cyttopsis rosea

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Cyttopsis rosea, the rosy dory, is a zeiform fish which is found on the continental slopes in most parts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It growth up to 22 cm and feeds on other fishes and on swimming crustaceans. It is often caught as bycatch in deep trawl fisheries, but is not utilized.[1]

Cyttopsis rosea
Cyttopsis rosea, conventional and X-ray images
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Zeiformes
Family: Parazenidae
Genus: Cyttopsis
C. rosea
Binomial name
Cyttopsis rosea
(R. T. Lowe, 1843)
  • Cyttopsis itea
  • Paracyttopsis scutatus
  • Zeus roseus


  1. ^ a b Munroe, T., Robertson, R., Knudsen, S. & Moore, J. (2015). Cyttopsis rosea. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2015-4.RLTS.T16439757A16510032.en

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