Genus Euristhmus

A small group of eeltailed catfishes with a broad, slightly depressed head and a long, tapering, compressed body. The second-dorsal and anal fins are confluent with the caudal fin, which is pointed at its terminus. The body has a complete lateral line that extends to the caudal fin.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2018

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Euristhmus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 20 Apr 2024,


Murdy, E.O. & Ferraris, C.J., Jr 2006. A revision of the marine eel-tailed catfish genus Euristhmus (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Plotosidae). The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 22: 77-90