King-of-the-salmon

Taxobox
name = King-of-the-salmon
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
classis = Actinopterygii
ordo = Lampriformes
familia = Trachipteridae
genus = "Trachipterus"
species = "T. altivelis"
binomial = "Trachipterus altivelis"
binomial_authority = (Kner, 1859)

King-of-the-salmon, "Trachipterus altivelis", is a ribbonfish of the family Trachipteridae. Found off the Pacific shore of North and South America from Alaska to Chile, generally at a depth of over 1,500 feet (460 m), it has a long tapering grey body with red fins and large eyes. The anal fin is absent. It grows to 183 cm. [FishBase species | genus = Trachipterus | species = altivelis | month = May | year = 2006] [cite web|title=Family Trachipteridae - ribbonfishes|url=http://www.humboldt.edu/~raf1/fishbook/bony/b9.html|accessdate = 29 Jul|accessyear=2006]

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* [http://www.salem-news.com/articles/july232006/king_fish_72206.php King-of-the-salmon washes ashore in Oregon (with photo)]


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