Genus Genus B

An undescribed monotypic genus endemic to southern Australia with the following combination of characters: body elongate; caudal peduncle long; head slightly depressed; snout moderately long, narrow, tapering to a prominent point; eye of moderate size; lips narrow; mouth small, lower jaw much shorter than upper; no spine laterally on head; gill opening large, lateral, continued across isthmus; short-based dorsal fin posteriorly, widely separated from caudal fin; ventral sucking disc small, in anterior and posterior halves, with a smooth posterior margin.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2018

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Genus B in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Apr 2019,


Hutchins, J.B. 2008. Family Gobiesocidae. pp. 722-741 in Gomon. M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H (eds) Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.