Mouth reaching almost to below centre of eye
Scales ctenoid, weakly attached;
Caudal fin distinctly forked;
Pectoral fin of moderate size, with the upper rays distinctly longer than those below.
A genus of silver batfishes with both species endemic to temperate Australian waters, one on the east coast and the other species in the southwest.
Author: Martin F. Gomon
Cite this page as:
Martin F. Gomon, Schuettea in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Feb 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/1365
Gomon, M.F. 2008. Families Monodactylidae, Arripidae, Kyphosidae, Girellidae, Microcanthidae, Scorpididae. pp. 596-607 in Gomon. M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.