Genus Ranzania

Genus with a single, wide-ranging species found off southern Australia. Body moderately deep, more or less oblong; lips funnel-like; skin smooth with small hexagonal scutes; pectoral fin elongate; body generally silvery.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2020

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Bray, D.J. 2020, Ranzania in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Jun 2024,


Johnson, G.D. & Britz, R. 2004. Leis' conundrum: Homology of the clavus of the ocean sunfishes. 2. Ontogeny of the median fins and axial skeleton of Ranzania laevis (Teleostei, Tetraodontiformes, Molidae). Journal of Morphology 266(1): 11-21