Genus Bathymicrops

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 23 Jul 2024,


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