WoRMS taxon details

Macrouridae Bonaparte, 1831

125471  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125471)

accepted
Family

Genus Chaulinura accepted as Chalinura Goode & Bean, 1883 accepted as Coryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765 (misspelling)
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: Arctic to Antarctic. Body attenuated posteriorly. Anal fin and second dorsal confluent with tail. True fin...  
Distribution Distribution: Arctic to Antarctic. Body attenuated posteriorly. Anal fin and second dorsal confluent with tail. True fin spines lacking. Leading dorsal fin ray may be spinous. Usually with chin barbel. Pelvic fin insertion more or less thoracic. Pelvic fin rays 5-17; lacking in Macrouroides. No caudal fin, except in one species. Scales small. Light organ, if present, underneath skin along midline of abdomen with opening just before anus. Branchiostegal rays 6-8. Abdominal vertebrae 10-16. Maximum length usually 0.8 m. Mostly benthopelagic, occurring from 200-2000 m. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Macrouridae Bonaparte, 1831. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125471 on 2019-10-16
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: Arctic to Antarctic. Body attenuated posteriorly. Anal fin and second dorsal confluent with tail. True fin spines lacking. Leading dorsal fin ray may be spinous. Usually with chin barbel. Pelvic fin insertion more or less thoracic. Pelvic fin rays 5-17; lacking in Macrouroides. No caudal fin, except in one species. Scales small. Light organ, if present, underneath skin along midline of abdomen with opening just before anus. Branchiostegal rays 6-8. Abdominal vertebrae 10-16. Maximum length usually 0.8 m. Mostly benthopelagic, occurring from 200-2000 m. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English rattailsgrenadiers  [details]
Japanese ソコダラ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål skolestfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk skolestfamilien  [details]
Swedish skolästfiskar  [details]