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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Lophiiformes
Family: Brachionichthyidae
Genus: Pezichthys
Last & Gledhill, 2009

Pezichthys is a genus in the family Brachionichthyidae (commonly known as handfishes).[1]


The currently recognized species in this genus are: [2]


  1. ^ Last, P.R.; Gledhill, D.C. 2009: A revision of the Australian handfishes (Lophiiformes: Brachionichthyidae), with descriptions of three new genera and nine new species. Zootaxa, 2252: 1-77. Abstract and excerpt PDF
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). Species of Pezichthys in FishBase. April 2012 version.