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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopelarchidae 
AphiaID: 125448

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 editorAulopiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopelarchidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulopiformes
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 editorpearleyes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthalbella Zugmayer, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosenblattichthys Johnson, 1974
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopelarchoides Parr, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopelarchus Alcock, 1896

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDissomma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopelarchus Alcock, 1896
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoscopelarchoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthalbella Zugmayer, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhanops accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScopelarchus Alcock, 1896
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 editorDistribution Distribution: Antarctic, Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Scales cycloid. Whole body and postorbital region with scales. Lateral line scales 40-65. Tongue with strong and usually hooked teeth. Eyes large and tubular, oriented upward or slightly dorso-anteriorly. Dorsal fin with 5-10 rays. Anal fin with up to 39 rays; usually 17-27. Pectoral fins with 18-28 rays. Swim bladder lacking. Vertebrae 40-65. About 23 cm maximum length. Adults usually found in depths of 500-1000 m; larvae usually occuring in 100-200 m.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125448
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Scopelarchidae. 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=125448 on 2014-12-20
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