A spiderfish genus with a very slender body entirely covered in scales, small reduced eyes covered with scales, pelvic fins positioned well before the dorsal fin origin, and well-developed gill rakers, 11-14 in the first arch.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2017
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Bray, D.J. 2017, Bathymicrops in Fishes of Australia, accessed 10 Dec 2023, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/genus/1773
Nielsen, J.G. 1966. Synopsis of the Ipnopidae (Pisces, Iniomi) with description of two new abyssal species. Galathea Report 8: 49-75, Pls. 14-16. PDF available