Nomeidae - Driftfishes

Access images and fact sheets of the nomeid fishes on the site. The family contains the cigarfishes, cubeheads, and driftfishes.

A juvenile Bluebottle-fish

Sascha Schulz © Sascha Schulz

Cubiceps baxteri Black Cubehead
Nomeus gronovii Bluebottle-fish
Psenes arafurensis Dusky Driftfish
Psenes pellucidus Scissortail


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Tags fishes, ichthyology, Nomeidae, Driftfishes, Cigarfishes, Cubeheads,