Genus Lagiacrusichthys

A genus of pearleyes with a long anal fin with 35–39 anal-fin rays (17–30 in other species of Scopelarchidae); a small dorsal fin, about the same size or smaller than the adipose fin, with a low dorsal-fin ray count of 5–6 (6–10 in other species of Scopelarchidae).
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Lagiacrusichthys in Fishes of Australia, accessed 02 Dec 2023,


Davis, M.P. 2015. Evolutionary relationships of the deep-sea pearleyes (Aulopiformes: Scopelarchidae) and a new genus of pearleye from Antarctic waters. Copeia 2015(1): 64-71.