Genus Kyphosus

A genus with 11 species widely distributed in the Atlantic, Indian and the Pacific Oceans. Drummers inhabit subtropical waters of both the Southern and Northern hemispheres. The genus was recently revised by Knudsen & Clements (2013).
Author: Bray, D.J., 2014

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Bray, D.J., 2014, Kyphosus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Jun 2024,


Knudsen, S.W. & K.D. Clements. 2013. Revision of the fish family Kyphosidae (Teleostei: Perciformes). Zootaxa 3751(1): 001–101.