A female Photocorynus spiniceps Click to enlarge image
A 46 mm long female Photocorynus spiniceps with the 6.2 mm long male attached. The species is one of the world's smallest vertebrates. Image: T. W. Pietsch
© T. W. Pietsch

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    spiniceps
    Genus
    Photocorynus
    Family
    Linophrynidae
A female Photocorynus spiniceps
A 46 mm long female Photocorynus spiniceps with the 6.2 mm long male attached. The species is one of the world's smallest vertebrates. Image: T. W. Pietsch
© T. W. Pietsch

A 46 mm long female Photocorynus spiniceps with the 6.2 mm long male attached. The species is one of the world's smallest vertebrates.