Genus Porogadus

A genus of ophidiid fishes with spectacularly large pores in the head channels of the pore system. Species occur at depths of 800 to 5300 m in tropical and subtropical seas. 
Author: Bray, D.J. 2021

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Bray, D.J. 2021, Porogadus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Jul 2024,


Schwarzhans, W. & Møller, P.R. 2021. Revision of the ‘dragon-head’ cusk eels of the genus Porogadus (Teleostei: Ophidiidae), with description of eight new species and one new genus. Zootaxa 5029(1): 1-96