Kyphosidae - Drummers

Use the table to access images and fact sheets of the kyphosid fishes on the site.

Juvenile Rock Blackfish in a rockpool at Wollongong

Juvenile Rock Blackfish in a rockpool at Wollongong
Photographer: Sascha Schulz © Sascha Schulz

The family includes the drummers, halfmoons, knifefishes, microcanthids, nibblers and sea chubs.

Kyphosus cornelii Western Buffalo Bream
Kyphosus sectatrix Beaked Chub
Kyphosus sydneyanus Silver Drummer


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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