Genus Histiopterus


A monotypic genus with elongate third and fourth dorsal-fin spines, and the second anal fin spine the longest; abdominal vertebrae 12; eight branched caudal-fin rays in upper caudal-fin lobe; posterior part of urostyle with a long spine.

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Histiopterus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 16 Apr 2024,