Pterycombus brama

Pterycombus brama
Atlantic Fanfish – Pterycombus brama Photo Credit: NOAA Fisheries, Pascagoula Lab
FamilyScientific NameAuthorYearCommon Name
BramidaePterycombus bramaFries1837Atlantic Fanfish

Pterycombus brama

Unique Characters: Dorsal and anal fins broadly expanded, no scales along rays of these fins; median fins can be depressed into sheathed groove formed by modified scales. Dorsal fin originates over posterior margin of eyes in adults and over pectoral fins in juveniles.

Similar Species: None

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