Taxon profile


Coastal Cubehead
Cubiceps whiteleggii (Waite, 1894)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Perciformes - perch-likes »  family Nomeidae - flotsamfishes or driftfishes »  genus Cubiceps

Scientific synonyms

Cubiceps natalensis Gilchrist & von Bonde, 1923
Cubiceps squamiceps (Lloyd, 1909)
Cubiceps whiteleggi (Waite, 1894)
Mulichthys squamiceps Lloyd, 1909
Psenes guttatus Fowler, 1934
Psenes squamiceps (Lloyd, 1909)
Psenes whiteleggii Waite, 1894
Psenes whitelegii Waite, 1894

Other names

= Chunky Fathead
= Indian Driftfish

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [species/22001]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Cubiceps whiteleggii (Waite, 1894)]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
CH DE EN FR IT NL PR SP FishBase [8028]

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []

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