Spotted Tinselfish (Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi)

Also known as Oreo Dory, Tinselfish


Also known as Oreo Dory, Tinselfish.

Found in deep oceanic waters, on the continental slope, of all three major oceans.
Length - 15cm
Depth - 90-900m
Widespread Eastern Atlantic, Western Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Western Pacific

A small family of deep sea fishes called tinselfishes because of their diamond shaped compressed bodies with their glinting silvery colour. Ref: Dianne J. Bray, 2011, Spotted Tinselfish, Xenolepidichthys dalgleishi, in Fishes of Australia, accessed 07 Jan 2016,


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