Genus Bembradium

A genus of scorpaenoid fishes characterised by the following combination of characters: Anterior part of head strongly depressed, becoming less so posteriorly; lower jaw short and not protruding; many small spines on suborbital ridge; origin of pectoral fin posterior to vertical through pelvic fin origin; lateral line running near middle of body; body scales large.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2020

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Bray, D.J. 2020, Bembradium in Fishes of Australia, accessed 23 Jul 2024,


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Kishimoto, S., Kawai, T., Tashiro, F. &   Aungtonya, C. 2019. Description of a new species of Bembradium(Scorpaeniformes: Bembridae) from the Andaman Sea, Thailand. Phuket Marine Biological Center Research Bulletin 76: 9-17. See ref online