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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenesocidae 
AphiaID: 125430

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilliformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenesocidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnguilliformes
Sources  basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorpike congers  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCongresox Gill, 1890
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoponticus Costa, 1845
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGavialiceps Alcock, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenesox McClelland, 1844
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyconger Bleeker, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSauromuraenesox Alcock, 1889

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachyconger Bleeker, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoponticus Costa, 1845
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenisox accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenesox McClelland, 1844
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenosox accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMuraenesox McClelland, 1844
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllogramma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoponticus Costa, 1845
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Body scaleless. Pectorals well developed. Eyes large and covered with skin. Dorsal fin origin over pectoral base. Lateral line conspicious. Teeth well developed, especially on the vomer.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125430
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Muraenesocidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125430 on 2014-12-17
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