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Volume 5, 1872
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Bovicthys, sp.

Dorsal, 8—19; anal, 15.

Head three times in length, and four times diameter of eye; inter-orbital channel one-third of same; base of first dorsal less than half that of second; pectorals reaching to anal.

Upper surface light brown with olive blotches, and dull white patches on the sides; white beneath.

Stomach contained crustacea (Phronima).

Rocky pools, Lawyer Head.

Differs from B. variegatus chiefly in the number of fin rays.