Genus Monomitopus

Robust cusk eels, with the diameter of the eye window equal to or slightly shorter than snout, opercular spine strong, 2-3 more or less well-developed spines on lower angle of preoperculum, one median basibranchial tooth patch, pelvic fin with 1-2? rays.
Author: Bray, D.J. 2017

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Bray, D.J. 2017, Monomitopus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 18 Jul 2024,


Nielsen, J.G. 1997. Deepwater ophidiiform fishes from off New Caledonia with six new species. In, Séret, B. (ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM 17. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris 174: 51-82