Primarily an Indo-West Pacific genus with at least 20 described species, with 16 described species known from Australian waters. Imamura (2015) provided a key to adults of Australian species.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2020
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Bray, D.J. 2020, Platycephalus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 23 Sep 2023, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/1177
Imamura, H. 2015. Taxonomic revision of the flathead fish genus Platycephalus Bloch, 1785 (Teleostei: Platycephalidae) from Australia, with description of a new species. Zootaxa 3904(2): 151-207. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3904.2.1