Species Details

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Hypopleuron caninum

Whiptail cusk Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Hypopleuron caninum
Family : Ophidiidae
Order : Ophidiiformes
Class : Actinopterygii
Phylum : Chrodata
Other Name : Cusk-eels
Habitat : Shallow waters,sea bottoms
Description : Whiptail cusk is an elongated and slender bodied fish with a wide mouth.It is of brown or grey in color.Dorsal and anal fin are joined to tail.All fins are lacking spine.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Shahtaj Islam Sakaal, Department of Zoology,Universityof Dhaka; Information sources: Encyclopedia of flora and fauna of Bangladesh(volume 24). photo credit and copyright:Gloerfelt-Tarp, Thomas([email protected]), more information please contact with us.www.fishbase.se