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It consists of a depressible bulb attached to an interchangeable nozzle.
The sternohyoideus muscle connects the anterior margin of the fixed pectoral girdle to the central region of the depressible hyoid bar.
This family is composed of a single genus with 13 species described, all characterized by a large oblique mouth, with long, depressible, needle-like teeth; preopercle with a prominent, posteroventral spine, extending almost half the distance between the preopercular margin and pectoral fin
Abdomen: flaccid, depressible, diffusely painful to deep palpation.