Genus Bufoceratias

A diceratiid genus with females having the follow characters: pterygiophore of illicium embedded beneath skin of head, illicium emerging from dorsal surface of head at rear of skull, illicial trough shallow; distance between point of emergence and symphysis of upper jaw greater than 30% SL; dermal spinules minute.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Bufoceratias in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Jun 2024,


Pietsch, T.W. 2009. Oceanic Anglerfishes. Extraordinary Diversity in the Deep Sea. Berkeley and Los Angeles : University of California Press pp. i-xii + 1-557.