Species of Diplophos have the following combination of characters: dorsal-fin origin well anterior to anal-fin origin; photophores present on isthmus; more than 2 rows of photophores on body, VAV 12–17, IV 30–49, AC 28–49 (straight), IC 70–119, OA 45–87, BR 8–16; ORB photophore below or slightly anterior to front margin of eye; lower gill rakers 7–10; upper and lower jaws uniserial, except for short outer row anteriorly; a row of small photophores on posterior half of lower jaw; single tooth row on premaxillary; pseudobranchiae present.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2020
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Bray, D.J. 2020, Diplophos in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Jan 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/443
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