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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnisochromis Smith, 1954 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnoplocapros Kaup, 1855 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnoteropora Canu & Bassler, 1927 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntropora Norman, 1903 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCosmocampus Dawson, 1979 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCrambionella Stiasny, 1921 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCroilia Smith, 1955 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCromileptes Swainson, 1839 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrossorhombus Regan, 1920 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCruriraja Bigelow & Schroeder, 1948 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCryptoblepharus Wiegmann, 1834 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptocentrops Smith, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblyeleotris Bleeker, 1874 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptocentrus Valenciennes, 1837 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptodendrum Klunzinger, 1877 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenacis Compagno, 1973 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenochaetus Gill, 1884 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenogobiops Smith, 1959 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtenotrypauchen Steindachner, 1867 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactyloptena Jordan & Richardson, 1908 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopus Claus, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopusia Norman, 1903 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDaldorfia Rathbun, 1904 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDamania Smith, 1959 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlticus Lacepède, 1800 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDasson Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetroscirtes Rüppell, 1830 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDecodon Günther, 1861 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDichistius Gill, 1888 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicotylichthys Kaup, 1855 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDictyodoris Bergh, 1880 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDies Barnard, 1951 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCassidinidea Hansen, 1905 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinoperca Boulenger, 1895 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiploprion Cuvier, 1828 (basis of record)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiplulmaris Maas, 1908 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiproctacanthus Bleeker, 1862 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDipterygonotus Bleeker, 1849 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiscordipinna Hoese & Fourmanoir, 1978 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProtosquilla Brooks, 1886 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmo trutta trutta Linnaeus, 1758 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaphirella Scott T., 1894 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClausidiidae Embleton, 1901 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaphirella tropica Wolfenden, 1906 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScytonemataceae (basis of record)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorabalones for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliotidae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraholeholes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuhliidae Jordan & Evermann, 1896
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoralbatrosses for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiomedeidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlfonsinos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerycidae Lowe, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranchovies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEngraulidae Gill, 1861
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorangel sharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSquatinidae de Blainville, 1816
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorangelfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomacanthidae Jordan & Evermann, 1898
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoranhingas for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhingidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorapalises for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSylviidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorArgentines for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArgentinidae Bonaparte, 1846
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorariommatids for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAriommatidae Haedrich, 1967
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoraristeid shrimps for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAristeidae Wood-Mason in Wood-Mason & Alcock, 1891
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorarmorheads for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacerotidae Bleeker, 1859
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAsiatic glassfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmbassidae Klunzinger, 1870
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorauks for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAlcidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbamboo sharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemiscylliidae Gill, 1862
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbandfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCepolidae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarbets & tinkerbirds for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCapitonidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarracudas for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraenidae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbarracudinas for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParalepididae Bonaparte, 1835
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbasketstars for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryalidae Gray, 1840
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorbasketstars for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGorgonocephalidae Ljungman, 1867
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbatfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcocephalidae Gill, 1893
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeaked whales for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZiphiidae Gray, 1850
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbeardfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolymixiidae Bleeker, 1859
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbee-eaters for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMeropidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorberycids for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBerycidae Lowe, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbigeyes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriacanthidae Günther, 1859
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbillfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIstiophoridae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbishops for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPloceidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbluefishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatomidae Gill, 1863
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorboarfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaproidae Bonaparte, 1835
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonefishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlbulidae Bleeker, 1849
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonitos for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombridae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbonnethead for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyrnidae Bonaparte, 1840
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorboxfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstraciidae Rafinesque, 1810
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbramble sharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinorhinidae Gill, 1862
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbulbuls for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPycnonotidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbullhead sharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodontidae Gray, 1851
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbutterflyfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaetodontidae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcalthrop crabs for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParthenopidae MacLeay, 1838
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcardinalfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApogonidae Günther, 1859
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorcarrier shells for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenophoridae Troschel, 1852 (1840)
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcat sharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScyliorhinidae Gill, 1862
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcatalufas for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPriacanthidae Günther, 1859
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcavebasses for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDinopercidae Heemstra & Hecht, 1986
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcichlids for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCichlidae Bonaparte, 1835
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcisticolas for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSylviidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcitharids for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCitharidae de Buen, 1935
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclingfishes and singleslits for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGobiesocidae Bleeker, 1859
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclinids for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClinidae Swainson, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcobia for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentridae Gill, 1896
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcock shrimps for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHippolytidae Spence Bate, 1888
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcodlets for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBregmacerotidae Gill, 1872
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcombtooth blennies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBlenniidae Rafinesque, 1810
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorconger eels for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCongridae Kaup, 1856
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcormorants for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacrocoracidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcornetfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFistulariidae Stark, 1828
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcoucals for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuculidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcow sharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHexanchidae Gray, 1851
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrab plover for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDromadidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrestfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophotidae Bonaparte, 1845
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcrows & ravens for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCorvidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcuckoos for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuculidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcusk-eels for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiidae Rafinesque, 1810
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcutlassfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiuridae Rafinesque, 1810
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordamselfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomacentridae Bonaparte, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordarters for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAnhingidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeepwater cardinalfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonidae Poey, 1861
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeepwater flatheads for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBembridae Kaup, 1873
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeepwater stingray for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlesiobatidae Nishida, 1990
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordivers for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGaviidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordogfish sharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualidae de Blainville, 1816
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordolphinfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenidae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordories for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZeidae Rafinesque, 1815
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordottybacks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudochromidae Müller & Troschel, 1849
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordragonets for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallionymidae Bonaparte, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordriftfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNomeidae Günther, 1860
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordrums or croakers for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSciaenidae Cuvier, 1829
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorduckbill eels for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNettastomatidae Kaup, 1859
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorduckbills for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPercophidae Swainson, 1839
English Checked: verified by a taxonomic editordugong for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDugongidae Gray, 1821
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreagle rays for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyliobatidae Bonaparte, 1835
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoreeltail catfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlotosidae Bleeker, 1858
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorelectric rays for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTorpedinidae Henle, 1834
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editoremperors for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLethrinidae Bonaparte, 1831
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalcons for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFalconidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse catsharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudotriakidae Gill, 1893
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse limpets for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSiphonariidae Gray, 1827
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfalse trevallies for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactariidae Boulenger, 1904
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfilefishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonacanthidae Nardo, 1843
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfinback catsharks for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProscylliidae Fowler, 1941
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfinfoots for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHeliornithidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfingerfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonodactylidae Jordan & Evermann, 1898
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflamingos for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPhoenicopteridae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflatheads for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycephalidae Swainson, 1839
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflycatchers & batises for Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMuscicapidae
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflying gurnards for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopteridae Gill, 1861
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorflyingfishes for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorExocoetidae Risso, 1827
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorfreshwater eels for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguillidae Rafinesque, 1810
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Classification

Included in separate family Stiliferidae in several sources [details]

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Listed under Pelecypoda, together with Ostrea in Dautzenberg, 1923. [details]

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A deep-sea family of Comatulida with the cirri consisting of very elongated segments, usually about four times as ... [details]

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A family of Comatulida with cirri bearing spines or other prominences on their more distal segments in the median ... [details]

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A single rectangular, block-like oral papilla at the tip of each jaw. Richmond 1997 <282>. [details]

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A terminal filament of varying length arising from a small, bluntly rounded protuberance at the tip of the snout. ... [details]

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Agariciidae have very fine tentacles which are seldom extended during the day (except for Pavona ... [details]

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Ahermatypic colonial corals reproducing from stolons. Corallites are small, with simple septa. Related family is ... [details]

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Ahermatypic, solitary, free-living corals with non-exsert septa, no paliform lobes and thin walls primarily ... [details]

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All genera are extant, hermatypic and colonial. Skeletal structures are faviid-like but are highly fused, without ... [details]

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All genera in this family are highly polymorphic and all show similar growth forms in response to wave action and ... [details]

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All have arms with delicate translucent, thorny spines. The arms are flexible in all directions. Jaws with clusters ... [details]

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All the members of this family inhabit fresh water, and are found all over the world except inpolar regions, but ... [details]

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Arms projecting from, and well fused to, the edge of the disc. Disc covered in dense coating of granules. Arm ... [details]

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Arms projecting from and well-fused to the edge of the disc; arm spines short. Disc covered in naked scales. ... [details]

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Asia and Oceania, Indo-west Pacific Oceans. Dorsal fin usually with 7-8 spines and 7-11 soft rays; anal fin with ... [details]

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Atlantic (incl. Mediterranean) and Pacific Oceans. Differ from apogonids in having usually 25 vertebrae, more than ... [details]

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Atlantic (tropical to temperate), Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Highly compressed body. Larvae with the head region ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Body scaleless. Pectorals well developed. Eyes large and covered with skin. Dorsal ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans; marine, rarely in freshwater. Eyes on the left side. No spines in pectoral and ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Usually two dorsal spines; the second is usually much smaller and it may be ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans, mainly inshore in temperate and tropical seas. Medium to large, heavy-bodied ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Two dorsal fins, the first with 7-10 spines; the second with or without soine ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Anterior five or six vertebrae elongate. Pelvic fins with one spine and four ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific; Anal fin with 3 spines. Compressed laterally and deep-bodied. Mouth small; vomer or ... [details]

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Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Two dorsal fins. Soft-rayed parts of dorsal and anal fins scaly. Preopercle ... [details]

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Bathypelagic and mesopelagic: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Very elongate body. Jaws extremely long; the ... [details]

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Benthic rays occurring in all oceans, from Arctic to Antarctic waters and from shallow coastal shelfs to abyssal ... [details]

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Benthic, in deepwaters. Distribution: tropical and subtropical western Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. Rounded to ... [details]

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Big deep-water bottom-dwelling shark of the continental and insular slopes from 200 to 1500 m. Found in all oceans ... [details]

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Body strongly flattened dorsoventrally; carapace without a rostrum; legs without pincers, none of them enlarged; ... [details]

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Body tubular, hairy, without enlarged spines; carapace with a small rostrum; legs without pincers, first pair much ... [details]

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Body tubular; carapace with a well developed rostrum; first three pairs of legs with pincers, first pair much ... [details]

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Body tubular; carapace without a rostrum or with a very rudimentary one; Leggs without true pincers; first pair not ... [details]

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Centrodorsal cavity moderate to large; rosette not sunken below aboral surface of radial pentagon, its interradial ... [details]

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Chiefly marine (coastal) and brackish water. Some in freshwater. Distribution: all tropical and temperate seas. ... [details]

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Chiefly marine (rarely freshwater). Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Anus and anal fin origin ... [details]

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Chiefly marine and brackish. Some riverine. Distribution: all tropical and subtropical seas. Mouth inferior. ... [details]

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Chiefly marine and brackish; sometimes entering fresh water. Distribution: west Africa, Indo-Pacific. Body deep and ... [details]

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Chiefly marine and brackish, some species are catadromous. Distribution: mostly tropical and subtropical areas. ... [details]

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Chiefly marine and brackish; occasionally freshwater. Distribution: Indian and tropical Pacific Oceans. Body ... [details]

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Chiefly marine. In brackish water occasionally; rare in freshwater. Distribution: most tropical seas. Very ... [details]

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Chiefly marine. Many going into and inhabiting brackish and freshwater. Distribution: tropical and subtropical ... [details]

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Chiefly marine. Some in brackish water; in streams (tropical Pacific Islands). Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; also in brackish and freshwater. Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Side of head continuous with ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; entering fresh water. Distribution: tropical and subtropical waters. Fusiform, compressed body. ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; enter estuaries and freshwater, especially as juveniles. Distribution: tropical and subtropical ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; occasionally freshwater. Distribution: tropical and subtropical waters. Forked caudal fin. Adipose ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; rarely brackish. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Supramaxilla small, if present. ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; rarely brackish. Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Body generally compressed, although body shape ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; rare in brackish water. All tropical seas, mainly Indo-Pacific. One nostril on each side of head; ... [details]

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Chiefly marine; very rare in fresh- and brackish water. Distribution: tropical and temperate Atlantic, Indian and ... [details]

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Chiefly tropical and temperate. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Dorsal fin tripartite, the ... [details]

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Chiefly tropical and subtropical marine; rare in fresh- and brackish water. Distribution: Indian, Atlantic and ... [details]

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Chiefly tropical and subtropical. Distribution: Atlantic coast of the United States to Stewart Island, New Zealand. ... [details]

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Chiefly tropical. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Jaw teeth fused or parrotlike. Spines in ... [details]

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Circumtropical, especially around coral reefs; five species in the Atlantic, the remaining in the Pacific and ... [details]

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Coastal marine, brackish and freshwater in the Indo-West Pacific. Several species restricted to freshwater. Body ... [details]

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Colonial, hermatypic, mostly extant. Colonies usually massive, laminar or ramose. Corallites have a wide size range ... [details]

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Colonial, hermatypic and ahermatypic, extant and fossil. Corallites are thickened and linked by a smooth ... [details]

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Colonial, hermatypic, mostly extant. Colonies have all growth forms known for hermatypic corals. Corallites ... [details]

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Colonies are massive and meandroid. Valleys and walls are of uniform width. Septa are fine and regular, columella ... [details]

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Common coastal tropical sharks from shallow water down to 100 m, limited to the eastern Atlantic and continental ... [details]

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Cuttlebone (shell or sepion) internal, chalky (calcareous), porous, finely laminate. Mantle broad, robust, ... [details]

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Deep-water fishes. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Protrusible premaxilla. Serrated operculum ... [details]

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Disc and arms covered in thick, smooth skin; arm spines short. Richmond 1997 <282>. [details]

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Distribution: all major tropical and many subtropical seas. Body usually considerably depressed and flattened ... [details]

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Distribution: all oceans. Upper lobe of caudal fin greatly elongate, caudal fin almost one-half of total length; ... [details]

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Distribution: All tropical and temperate seas, excepting most of mid-Indian and mid-Pacific. Adults with pelvic ... [details]

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Distribution: Arctic, Atlantic, and Pacific. Both eyes normally on the right side. Preoperculum with a free margin. ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Usually found near shore. Some primarily algal feeders; others ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. Head depressed. Usually big-eyed. Interorbital width small. Spinous ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. Elongate body. Head depressed. Six to nine short free spines preceeding ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Scaleless. No swim bladder. Dorsal fin continuous with anal ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Adults with well developed gillrakers. Supramaxillaries usually ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic side of South America and Africa, Indo-Pacific (as far down to New Zealand, to Hawaii and ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Dorsal fins 2. Soft-rayed parts of dorsal and anal fins scaly. ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Protrusible mouth. Snout elongated in the genus Gomphosus. Most ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Slender fishes with compressed head and body. The single dorsal ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific oceans. Dorsal fin with 9-14 spines; soft rays 11-26. Three spines in ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Elongated body. Dorsal fins far apart. First dorsal fin with ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Well-developed sharp spines covering body. Jaws with 2 fused ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. The lower jaw much longer than upper jaw. Short pectoral and ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Schooling fishes, mostly of shallow coastal waters and estuaries ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Pelvic fins usually present and modified into a sucking disc. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Usually compressed body. Pelvic fins fused to one spine. First ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Body extremely elongate and strongly compressed. Maxilla hidden by ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Dorsal fin long, having a deep notch between the spinous and soft-rayed ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. A bony carapace enclosing body. Pelvic skeleton absent. Spinous ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Usually with scales. Swim bladder present. Opercle usually with ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Elongate body, with the head flattened and bearing a sucking disc ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Depth range 10-500 m (usually 50-200 m). One species (Malacanthus ... [details]

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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Scaleless or with small smooth scales. Large cuboidal head. Mouth ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Distribution: Central and South America, Texas (1 species), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal ... [details]

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Distribution: circumglobal. Origin of dorsal fin in mid-trunk. Dorsal fin rays 7-16. Anal fin with a long base; fin ... [details]

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Distribution: Indian and Pacific Oceans. Oval and strongly compressed body; papilose. Small mouth; terminal. Dorsal ... [details]

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Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Compressed and deep-bodied like butterflyfishes. Mouth non-protrusible. Pelvics with ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Dorsal fins 2. Soft-rayed parts dorsal and anal fins covered with deciduous scales. ... [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor Description

Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Large pelvic fins before pectorals. Small pectoral fins with an oblique base. Short ... [details]

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Distribution: Indo-Pacific and Western Atlantic. Body very much elongated and filamentous. Scales absent. Gill ... [details]