Etelis boweni

Etelis boweni is a newly discovered species of fish belonging to the family Lutjanidae. It is one of the four fishes belonging to genus Etelis a small genus of massive bottom-dwelling fishes. The other species are Etelis carbunculus, E. coruscans and E. radiosus. The new species has characteristics similar to Etelis carbunculus. However, both of them differ in their genetic characters. They are bright pink in colour and live at 200-400 m depth in Indian Ocean and Pacific Oceans.


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