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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennariidae 
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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiiformes (Order)
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 (32)

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennariinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennatus Schultz, 1957
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNudiantennarius
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFowlerichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCheironectes
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophryninae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllenichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinophryne
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophryne
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKuiterichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiocharon
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhyllophryne
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhycherus Ogilby, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTathicarpus

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbantennarius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntenarius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChironectes Cuvier, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChironectes Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistorio accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophie accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophius Linnaeus, 1758
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 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhymatophryne accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
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 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistrio Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRycherus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhycherus Ogilby, 1907
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaccarius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriantennatus Schultz, 1957 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAntennarius Lacepède, 1798
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 Lacepède, 1798
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichophryne accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchinophryne
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
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Antennariidae. 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=125484 on 2014-09-18
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