WoRMS taxon details

Antennariidae Jarocki, 1822

125484  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125484)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Antennariinae
  » Genus Antennarius Daudin, 1816
  » Genus Antennatus Schultz, 1957
  » Genus Fowlerichthys Barbour, 1941
  » Genus Histrio Fischer, 1813
  » Genus Nudiantennarius Schultz, 1957
  » Genus Abantennarius Schultz, 1957 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816
  » Genus Antenarius accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816 (misspelling)
  » Genus Antennarius Commerson in Lacepède, 1798 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816 (synonym)
  » Genus Antennarius Cuvier, 1816 (ex Commerson) accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816 (synonym)
  » Genus Historio accepted as Histrio Fischer, 1813 (misspelling)
  » Genus Peterophryne accepted as Pterophryne Gill, 1863 accepted as Histrio Fischer, 1813 (misspelling)
  » Genus Phrynelox Whitley, 1931 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816
  » Genus Phymatophryne Le Danois, 1964 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816
  » Genus Pterophryne Gill, 1863 accepted as Histrio Fischer, 1813
  » Genus Pterophrynoides Gill, 1878 accepted as Histrio Fischer, 1813
  » Genus Saccarius Günther, 1861 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816
  » Genus Triantennatus Schultz, 1957 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816 (synonym)
  » Genus Triantennaus accepted as Triantennatus Schultz, 1957 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816 (misspelling)
Subfamily Histiophryninae

Genus Cheironectes Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Chironectes Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Histrio Fischer, 1813 (misspelling)
Genus Chironectes Cuvier, 1817 accepted as Antennarius Daudin, 1816 (synonym)
Genus Chironectes Rafinesque, 1814 accepted as Histrio Fischer, 1813 (synonym)
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: all tropical seas except the Mediterranean. Body short, spherical, and laterally compressed with lateral...  
Distribution 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Antennariidae Jarocki, 1822. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125484 on 2018-06-21
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution 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]
 



LanguageName 
English frogfishes  [details]
Japanese カエルアンコウ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål sargassoulkefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk sargassoulkefamilien  [details]