Genus Barryichthys


Summary:
An undescribed genus endemic to southern Australia with unique features of the adhesive disc, including elongate papillae in adhesive disc regions A and B, the reduction and/or loss of several elements of the cephalic lateral line canals, the lower gill arch skeleton, and the neurocranium, and by having two distinct types of pectoral-fin rays.
The genus is named for Barry Hutchins, in honour of his work on Australian clingfishes.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2019

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2019, Barryichthys in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Dec 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/genus/1789

References


Conway, K.W., Moore, G.I. & Summers, A.P. 2019. A new genus and two new species of miniature clingfishes from temperate southern Australia (Teleostei, Gobiesocidae). ZooKeys 864: 35–65. https://doi.org/10.3897/ zookeys.864.34521 Open access

Hutchins, J.B. 1991. Southern Australia’s enigmatic clingfishes. Australian Natural History 23: 626–633

Hutchins, J.B. 1994. Family Gobiesocidae. pp. 305-324, figs 269-289 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. (as Genus B)

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. (as Genus B)