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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennariidae Jarocki, 1822 
AphiaID: 125484

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennariidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiiformes
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 editorfrogfishes  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsargassoulkefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsargassoulkefamilien  [details]
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taxa (34)

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennariinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennatus Schultz, 1957
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFowlerichthys Barbour, 1941
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudiantennarius Schultz, 1957
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbantennarius Schultz, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntenarius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Commerson in Lacepède, 1798 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Cuvier, 1816 (ex Commerson) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistorio accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeterophryne accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterophryne Gill, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhrynelox Whitley, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatophryne Le Danois, 1964 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterophryne Gill, 1863 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterophrynoides Gill, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccarius Günther, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriantennatus Schultz, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriantennaus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriantennatus Schultz, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophryninae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllenichthys Pietsch, 1984
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinophryne McCulloch & Waite, 1918
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophryne Gill, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuiterichthys Pietsch, 1984
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiocharon Whitley, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllophryne Pietsch, 1984
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorophryne Arnold, Harcourt & Pietsch, 2014
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhycherus Ogilby, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTathicarpus Ogilby, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRycherus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhycherus Ogilby, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichophryne McCulloch & Waite, 1918 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinophryne McCulloch & Waite, 1918

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheironectes Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChironectes Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChironectes Cuvier, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Daudin, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChironectes Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
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: all tropical seas except the Mediterranean. Body short, spherical, and laterally compressed with lateral eyes; mouth large with 2-4 more or less irregular rows of small, villiform teeth on upper and lower jaws; tube-like gill opening under pectoral base, used for jet-propelling. Three dorsal spines on head, the anteriormost (illicium) free and modified as a lure, usually with a distinct fleshy bait (esca). Cutaneous filaments or appendages nearly always present; color and color pattern highly variable from white, yellow, red to dark brown and black. Juveniles and adults benthic in 0-300 m, with the single exception of Histrio, which pelagic in floating sargassum weed. Voracious carnivores feeding on smaller fishes or crustaceans attracted by wriggling the bait. To 33 SL in Antennarius avalonis[details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125484
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Antennariidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125484 on 2015-09-04
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