Opisthoproctidae - Barreleyes

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the opisthoproctid fishes on the site. These fishes are known as the barreleyes.  Three species are currently known from Australian waters.

Glasshead Barreleye, Rhynchohyalus natalensis

Adrian Flynn © Adrian Flynn

Macropinna microstoma Barreleye (not Australian)
Rhynchohyalus natalensis Glasshead Barreleye


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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