Genus Notiocampus


Summary:
An endemic Australian genus with a single species. Body very elongate; trunk shallow; head aligned with body; snout short; dorsolateral profile of snout concave; median dorsal snout ridge low; opercles finely striate, without longitudinal ridge; ridges indistinct; STR and STAR continuous; ITR and ITAR discontinuous near anal ring; LTR apparently not confluent with tail ridges; eggs brooded in enclosed pouch on underside of tail just behind anal fin; tail not prehensile;  dorsal fin much closer to head than tip of tail with short base; anal fin absent; caudal fin small, rounded; pectoral fins absent.
Author: Martin F. Gomon & Dianne J. Bray

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Martin F. Gomon & Dianne J. Bray, Notiocampus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 10 Aug 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/genus/1000

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