Erythrocles monodi

FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
EmmelichthyidaeErythrocles monodiPoll and Cadenat1954Crimson Rover

Erythrocles monodi

Unique Characters: Head covered with scales. Mouth extremely protrusile. Maxilla widely expanded posteriorly, covered with scales and mostly exposed when mouth is closed. Supramaxilla long and slender, but mostly concealed under preorbital when mouth is closed. Jaws toothless or with a few minute, conical teeth. Dorsal fin with 11 spines and 11 or 12 rays; fin margin notched to base in front of soft portion.

Similar Species: None.

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