Genus Dysalotus

A very distinctive and easily recognised chiasmodontid genus that has enlarged, conspicuous prickles on the posterior half of the body, a ventral chinknob at the symphysis of the dentaries. and a supramaxilla (Melo 2016).
Author: Bray, D.J.

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Bray, D.J., Dysalotus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 14 Jul 2024,


Melo, M.R.S. 2016. A review of the genus Dysalotus (Percomorphacea: Chiasmodontidae), with the description of Dysalotus pouliulii sp. nov. Journal of Fish Biology 1-17. Online early DOI: 10.1111/jfb.13194 Abstract