Hoplichthyidae - Ghost flatheads

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the hoplichthyid fishes on the site. Fishes in the family have been called both ghost flatheads and spiny flatheads.

Deepsea Flathead, Hoplichthys haswelli

Cate Lowe © Australian Museum

Hoplichthys citrinus Lemon Ghost Flathead
Hoplichthys haswelli Deepsea Flathead
Hoplichthys sp. Larval spiny flathead


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Hoplichthyidae, Ghost flatheads, Spiny Flatheads,