Microcanthidae - Stripey and Mados

The family Microcanthidae contains four genera and at least five species. These fishes are sometimes included in the Kyphosidae.

Australian Mado at Macquarie Light

Australian Mado at Macquarie Light
Photographer: Erik Schlögl © Erik Schlögl

Atypichthys latus New Zealand Mado
Atypichthys strigatus Australian Mado
Microcanthus strigatus Stripey
Neatypus obliquus Footballer Sweep
Tilodon sexfasciatus Moonlighter


Mark McGrouther , Collection Manager, Ichthyology
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