Genus Danacetichthys

Etymology: Danacetichthys is a combination of Dana, the Danish research vessel, and the Greek cetus (ketos) (= whale) and ichthys (= fish), in reference to the fine early collection of 33 whalefishes from the Dana Expeditions now at the University of Copenhagen.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2021

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Bray, D.J. 2021, Danacetichthys in Fishes of Australia, accessed 08 Feb 2023,


Paxton, J.R. 1989. Synopsis of the whalefishes (family Cetomimidae) with descriptions of four new genera. Records of the Australian Museum 41(2): 135-206.