Hoplostethus gigas Click to enlarge image
A Giant Sawbelly Hoplostethus gigas from the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.27085-001). This fish was trawled on the Taupo seamount, off New South Wales, March 1989. Note strong lateral line and the large scutes along the belly. Image: C. Roberts
© C. Roberts

Fast Facts

  • Classification
    Species
    gigas
    Genus
    Hoplostethus

A Giant Sawbelly, Hoplostethus gigas, from the Australian Museum Fish Collection (AMS I.27085-001). This fish was trawled on the Taupo seamount, off New South Wales, March 1989.

Notes

Note strong lateral line and the large scutes along the belly.