Siphonognathus caninis

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Taxonavigation: Labroidei 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Infraclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Ordo: Perciformes
Subordo: Labroidei

Familia: Odacidae
Genus: Siphonognathus
Species: Siphonognathus caninis


Siphonognathus caninis (Scott, 1976)

Holotype: WAM P.25346-002. [Paratypes: AMS I.18627-001 (1); WAM P.25251-019 (1), P.25252-009 (1), P.25343-010 (1), P.25498-001 (1)].

Type locality: Fremantle, between Carnac Island and Gage Roads, Western Australia, depth 21 meters.


  • Parodax caninis Scott, 1976
  • Siphonognathus caninus (Scott, 1976) (misspelling)


  • Scott, J.K. 1976: A review of the fish genus Neoodax (Odacidae) of Western Australia with description of a closely allied new genus and species. Records of the Western Australian Museum, 4(4): 349–373.
  • Hutchins, J.B. 2001: Checklist of the fishes of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement, 63: 9–50.
  • Siphonognathus caninis in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2017. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication,, version 10/2016.