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Mado (fish)

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Kingdom  Animalia
Genus  Atypichthys
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Species
Family  Microcanthidae
Scientific name  Atypichthys latus
Higher classification  Atypichthys
Order  Perciformes
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Similar  Atypichthys, Atypichthys strigatus, Stripey, Moonlighter, Sea chub

The mado (in New Zealand) or stripy or eastern footballer (in Australia), Atypichthys latus, is a species of sea chub found in inshore waters around southern Australia and the north eastern coast of the North Island of New Zealand to depths of about 60 m (200 ft), off headlands and offshore islands. This species can reach a length of 30 cm (12 in), though most do not exceed 20 cm (7.9 in). This species can also be found in the aquarium trade.

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Mado (fish) Wikipedia


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