Genus Notacanthus

A genus comprised of at least six species, with very small teeth: a single row of distally compressed teeth on the premaxilla, no teeth on the maxilla, and smaller teeth in a one to two rows on the palatines and lower jaw.
Author: Dianne J. Bray

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Dianne J. Bray, Notacanthus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 23 Mar 2023,


Smith, D.G. 2008. Family Notacanthidae - Spinebacks, p. 185-186, in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp.