Liopropoma mowbrayi

Common Name

Cave Basslet

Year Described

Woods & Kanazawa, 1951


Dorsal Fin: VIII, 12
Anal Fin: 8
Pectoral Fin:
Pelvic Fin: I, 5
Gill Rakers: 16 (first arch)
Lateral Line Scales:
Vertebrae: 24 (10 precaudal, 14 caudal)


Body salmon-pink to orange, with a bright yellow stripe anterior to eye running to tip of snout. Caudal fin body colored with a thick black submarginal and a white marginal edging. Small black blotches on the second dorsal and the anal fins. These blotches are surrounded by white. Eye is golden.