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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrouridae Gilbert & Hubbs, 1916 
AphiaID: 125471

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 editorGadiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrouridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadiformes
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrattailsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrenadiers  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskolestfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskolestfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorskolästfiskar  [details]
Direct child
taxa (77)

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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBathygadinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathygadus Günther, 1878
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGadomus Regan, 1903
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanobranchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathygadus Günther, 1878
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRegania accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathygadus Günther, 1878
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMacrourinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlbatrossia Jordan & Gilbert, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAsthenomacrurus Sazonov & Shcherbachev, 1982
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetonurichthys Sazonov & Shcherbachev, 1982
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCetonurus Günther, 1887
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynomacrurus Dollo, 1909
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinomacrurus Roule, 1916
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplomacrourus Trunov, 1980
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymenocephalus Giglioli, 1884
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKumba Marshall, 1973
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuronezumia Iwamoto, 1974
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLedipoleprus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidorhynchus Richardson, 1846
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLucigadus Gilbert & Hubbs, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrosmia Merrett, Sazonov & Shcherbachev, 1983
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrourus Bloch, 1786
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacocephalus Günther, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMataeocephalus Berg, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesobius Hubbs & Iwamoto, 1977
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNezumia Jordan, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontomacrurus Norman, 1939
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacetonurus Marshall, 1973
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocetonurus Sazonov & Shcherbachev, 1982
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudonezumia Okamura, 1970
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphagemacrurus Fowler, 1925
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpicomacrurus Okamura, 1970
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachonurus Günther, 1887
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVentrifossa Gilbert & Hubbs, 1920
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbyssicola accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBogoslovius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaelorhynchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCariburus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChaulinura accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinura Goode & Bean, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelocephalus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMataeocephalus Berg, 1898
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorhinchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorhynchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorhyncus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDolloa accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGarichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrenurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphagemacrurus Fowler, 1925
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplomacrurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaplomacrourus Trunov, 1980
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHemimacrurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHimenocephalus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymenocephalus Giglioli, 1884
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymenogadus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHymenocephalus Giglioli, 1884
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLionurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacruroplus Bleeker, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNezumia Jordan, 1904
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMahia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoseleya Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNematonurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOptonurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidorhynchus Richardson, 1846
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxygadus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParakumba accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKumba Marshall, 1973
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhalacromacrurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOdontomacrurus Norman, 1939
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoctenurous accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocetonurus Sazonov & Shcherbachev, 1982
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMacrouroidinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrouroides Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSqualogadus Gilbert & Hubbs, 1916
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrincinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIdiolophorhynchus Sazonov, 1981
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrincus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidoleprus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrincus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacrourus Bloch, 1786
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxycephas accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrincus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrhinchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrincus Giorna, 1809
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrhynchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrincus Giorna, 1809

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaelorichus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaelorinchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelorinchus Giorna, 1809
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalinura Goode & Bean, 1883 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides Gunnerus, 1765
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacuroplus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMacruroplus Bleeker, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNezumia Jordan, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrynchus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachyrincus Giorna, 1809
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 editorDistribution 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]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125471
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Macrouridae. 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=125471 on 2014-12-26
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