The Banjofish (Banjos banjos) is a perciform fish, the only species in the genus Banjos and in the family Banjosidae.
It is native to coastal waters of the western Pacific Ocean, from Japan to the South China Sea.
It grows up to 30 cm long.
- "Banjos banjos". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt?search_topic=TSN&search_value=645581. Retrieved 18 April 2006.
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Banjos banjos" in FishBase. January 2006 version.
The Family Banjosidae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (1): Banjos
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in the Family Banjosidae.
The banjo is a four or five stringed instrument with a piece of plastic or animal skin stretched over a circular frame. Simpler forms of the instrument were fashioned by Africans in Colonial America, adapted from several African instruments of similar design. [more]
More info about the Genus Banjos may be found here.
- Banjos banjos (TSN 645581). Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved on 18 April 2006.
- "Banjos banjos". FishBase. Ed. Ranier Froese and Daniel Pauly. January 2006 version. N.p.: FishBase, 2006.
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