Genus Platycephalus

Primarily an Indo-West Pacific genus with at least 20 described species, with 16 described species known from Australian waters. 
Imamura (2015) provides a key to adults of Australian species.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2017

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Bray, D.J. 2017, Platycephalus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 06 Jul 2020,


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.