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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentridae 
AphiaID: 125458

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 editorBeryciformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBeryciformes
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 editorsquirrelfishesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsoldierfishes  [details]
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taxa (25)

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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFaremusca
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus Scopoli (ex Gronow), 1777
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoniphon Castelnau, 1875
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron Fowler, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocenthrus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus Scopoli (ex Gronow), 1777
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentre accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus Scopoli (ex Gronow), 1777
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKutaflammeo accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoniphon Castelnau, 1875
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMyripristinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorniger
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyripristis Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstichthys Cuvier (ex Langsdorf) in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectrypops Gill, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPristilepis Randall
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdioryx accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron Fowler, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolocentrus Scopoli (ex Gronow), 1777
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyripristes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyripristis Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeomyripristis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyripristis Cuvier, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstichtys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstichthys Cuvier (ex Langsdorf) in Cuvier & Valenciennes, 1829
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectotrypops accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectrypops Gill, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectripops accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectrypops Gill, 1863

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlammeo Jordan & Evermann, 1898 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoniphon Castelnau, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolotrachys G√ľnther, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlectrypops Gill, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeonipon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoniphon Castelnau, 1875
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentrum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSargocentron Fowler, 1904
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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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Tropical. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5-8 (mode 7). Dorsal fin long with 10-13 spines and a notched soft-rayed part. Forked caudal fin; principal caudal rays 18 or 19. Large and very rough ctenoid scales. Large eyes. Spiny-edged operculum. Vertebrae 26 or 27. Usually reddish in color. Most are nocturnal. Usually cryptic during the day in crevices or beneath ledges of reefs. Most species in shallow water from shoreline to 100 m depth. Adults usually demersal; the very young planktonic. About 61 cm maximum length.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125458
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Holocentridae. 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=125458 on 2014-09-24
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