WoRMS taxon details

Trachichthyidae Bleeker, 1856

125459  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125459)

accepted
Family
Genus Aulotrachichthys Fowler, 1938
Genus Gephyroberyx Boulenger, 1902
Genus Hoplostethus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Hoplostethus abramovi Kotlyar, 1986
  » Species Hoplostethus atlanticus Collett, 1889
  » Species Hoplostethus cadenati Quéro, 1974
  » Species Hoplostethus confinis Kotlyar, 1980
  » Species Hoplostethus crassispinus Kotlyar, 1980
  » Species Hoplostethus druzhinini Kotlyar, 1986
  » Species Hoplostethus fedorovi Kotlyar, 1986
  » Species Hoplostethus fragilis (de Buen, 1959)
  » Species Hoplostethus gigas McCulloch, 1914
  » Species Hoplostethus grandperrini Roberts & Gomon, 2012
  » Species Hoplostethus intermedius (Hector, 1875)
  » Species Hoplostethus japonicus Hilgendorf, 1879
  » Species Hoplostethus latus McCulloch, 1914
  » Species Hoplostethus marisrubri Kotlyar, 1986
  » Species Hoplostethus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Hoplostethus melanopeza Roberts & Gomon, 2012
  » Species Hoplostethus melanopterus Fowler, 1938
  » Species Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber, 1913)
  » Species Hoplostethus mento (Garman, 1899)
  » Species Hoplostethus metallicus Fowler, 1938
  » Species Hoplostethus mikhailini Kotlyar, 1986
  » Species Hoplostethus occidentalis Woods, 1973
  » Species Hoplostethus pacificus Garman, 1899
  » Species Hoplostethus ravurictus Gomon, 2008
  » Species Hoplostethus rifti Kotlyar, 1986
  » Species Hoplostethus robustispinus Moore & Dodd, 2010
  » Species Hoplostethus rubellopterus Kotlyar, 1980
  » Species Hoplostethus shubnikovi Kotlyar, 1980
  » Species Hoplostethus tenebricus Kotlyar, 1980
  » Species Hoplostethus vniro Kotlyar, 1995
  » Species Hoplostethus cornutus Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Anoplogaster cornuta (Valenciennes, 1833)
  » Species Hoplostethus elongatus (Günther, 1859) accepted as Optivus elongatus (Günther, 1859)
  » Species Hoplostethus gilchristi Smith, 1935 accepted as Hoplostethus atlanticus Collett, 1889
  » Species Hoplostethus islandicum Kotthaus, 1952 accepted as Hoplostethus atlanticus Collett, 1889
  » Species Hoplostethus islandicus Kotthaus, 1952 accepted as Hoplostethus atlanticus Collett, 1889
  » Species Hoplostethus natalensis Kotlyar, 1978 accepted as Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber, 1913)
Genus Optivus Whitley, 1947
Genus Paratrachichthys Waite, 1899
  » Species Paratrachichthys fernandezianus (Günther, 1887)
  » Species Paratrachichthys macleayi (Johnston, 1881)
  » Species Paratrachichthys trailli (Hutton, 1875)
  » Species Paratrachichthys argyrophanus Woods, 1961 accepted as Aulotrachichthys argyrophanus (Woods, 1961)
  » Species Paratrachichthys atlanticus Menezes, 1971 accepted as Aulotrachichthys atlanticus (Menezes, 1971)
  » Species Paratrachichthys heptalepis Gon, 1984 accepted as Aulotrachichthys heptalepis (Gon, 1984)
  » Species Paratrachichthys latus Fowler, 1938 accepted as Aulotrachichthys latus (Fowler, 1938)
  » Species Paratrachichthys novaezelandicus Kotlyar, 1980 accepted as Aulotrachichthys novaezelandicus (Kotlyar, 1980)
  » Species Paratrachichthys prosthemius Jordan & Fowler, 1902 accepted as Aulotrachichthys prosthemius (Jordan & Fowler, 1902)
  » Species Paratrachichthys pulsator (Gomon & Kuiter, 1987) accepted as Aulotrachichthys pulsator Gomon & Kuiter, 1987
  » Species Paratrachichthys sajademalensis Kotlyar, 1979 accepted as Aulotrachichthys sajademalensis (Kotlyar, 1979)
Genus Parinoberyx Kotlyar, 1984
Genus Sorosichthys Whitley, 1945
Genus Trachichthys Shaw, 1799
  » Species Trachichthys australis Shaw, 1799
  » Species Trachichthys darwini Johnson, 1866 accepted as Gephyroberyx darwinii (Johnson, 1866) (misspelling)
  » Species Trachichthys darwinii Johnson, 1866 accepted as Gephyroberyx darwinii (Johnson, 1866)
  » Species Trachichthys elongatus Günther, 1859 accepted as Optivus elongatus (Günther, 1859)
  » Species Trachichthys fernandezianus Günther, 1887 accepted as Paratrachichthys fernandezianus (Günther, 1887)
  » Species Trachichthys intermedius Hector, 1875 accepted as Hoplostethus intermedius (Hector, 1875)
  » Species Trachichthys jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881 accepted as Trachichthys australis Shaw, 1799
  » Species Trachichthys japonicus Döderlein, 1883 accepted as Gephyroberyx japonicus (Döderlein, 1883)
  » Species Trachichthys macleayi Johnston, 1881 accepted as Paratrachichthys macleayi (Johnston, 1881)
  » Species Trachichthys mento Garman, 1899 accepted as Hoplostethus mento (Garman, 1899)
  » Species Trachichthys pretiosus Lowe, 1839 accepted as Hoplostethus mediterraneus mediterraneus Cuvier, 1829
  » Species Trachichthys trailli Hutton, 1875 accepted as Paratrachichthys trailli (Hutton, 1875)

Genus Gephyroberys accepted as Gephyroberyx Boulenger, 1902 (misspelling)
Genus Hoplostenthus accepted as Hoplostethus Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Genus Hoplostetus accepted as Hoplostethus Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Genus Hoplosthethus accepted as Hoplostethus Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Genus Korsogaster Parr, 1933 accepted as Hoplostethus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Leiogaster Weber, 1913 accepted as Hoplostethus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Leiognaster accepted as Leiogaster Weber, 1913 (misspelling)
marine
Description Marine: mostly deep-sea dwellers. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. On head: extensive mucous cavities...  
Description Marine: mostly deep-sea dwellers. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. On head: extensive mucous cavities separated by spinous ridges and covered with membranous skin. Angle of preopercle with a distinct spine. A single normal spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 6. Dorsal fin with 3-8 spines. A median ridge of scutes in abdomen. Interspecific variation in type of scales. Body very deep to moderately deep. Some species are bioluminescent. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Trachichthyidae Bleeker, 1856. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125459 on 2018-02-26
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

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]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
Description Marine: mostly deep-sea dwellers. Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. On head: extensive mucous cavities separated by spinous ridges and covered with membranous skin. Angle of preopercle with a distinct spine. A single normal spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 6. Dorsal fin with 3-8 spines. A median ridge of scutes in abdomen. Interspecific variation in type of scales. Body very deep to moderately deep. Some species are bioluminescent. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English slimeheads  [details]
Japanese ヒウチダイ  [details]