Genus Chaunax

Coffinfishes of the genus Chanuax have more lateral-line neuromasts, broader space among the dermal spinules, narrower head (intersphenotic width), and usually 1 more fin ray in dorsal and anal fins, than those of the genus Chaunacops.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2017

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Bray, D.J. 2017, Chaunax in Fishes of Australia, accessed 18 Oct 2018,


Ho, H.-C., Kawai, T. & Satria, F. 2015. Species of the anglerfish genus Chaunax from Indonesia, with descriptions of two new species (Lophiiformes: Chaunacidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63: 301-308. PDF available Open access