Emmelichthyidae - bonnetmouths

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the emmelichthid fishes on the site. The family contains the bonnetmouths, red baitfishes, redbait and ruby fishes. Five species are known from Australian waters.

Japanese Rubyfish, Erythrocles schlegelii

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Erythrocles schlegelii Japanese Rubyfish
Plagiogeneion rubiginosum Cosmopolitan Rubyfish


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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