T. N. Gill, 1872
The Australian prowfishes form a family, Pataecidae, of scorpaeniform fishes. Australian prowfishes are distinguished by a long dorsal fin that begins far forward on the head, forming a "prow" shape, and extends all the way to the caudal fin. They lack scales and pelvic fins.
|This Scorpaeniformes article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|
|Wikispecies has information related to: Pataecidae|