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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcocephalidae 
AphiaID: 125495

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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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbatfishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoelophrys
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibranchus Peters, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicmetus Alcock, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutaea Valenciennes, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutichthys Poey, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutopsis Garman, 1899
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalthopsis Alcock, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcocephalus Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolocisquama
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZalieutes

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAstrocanthus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutaea Valenciennes, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibranchichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibranchus Peters, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibranchopsis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDibranchus Peters, 1876
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicmetes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalicmetus Alcock, 1891
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutea accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutaea Valenciennes, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutella accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutichthys Poey, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieuteus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutaea Valenciennes, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieuticthis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutichthys Poey, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHaliutea accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHalieutaea Valenciennes, 1837
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalthaea accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcocephalus Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalthe accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcocephalus Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcoephalus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcocephalus Fischer, 1813
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOncocephalus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOgcocephalus 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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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: all major tropical and many subtropical seas. Body usually considerably depressed and flattened ventrally; more or less box-shaped in some. Illicium relatively short; no other dorsal spines. The illicial cavity, with its anterior opening, encloses the esca upon retraction of the illicium. Mouth nearly horizontal. Gill opening located in or above base of pectoral fin. Gills 2 or 2.5; first gill arch reduced and without filaments. Scales well-developed and tubercle-like. The lateral line organs with modified type of scale. Capable of walking on the bottom using their large armlike pectorals and smaller pelvic fins. Swims awkwardly. Maximum length 40 cm, usually 20 cm. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125495
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Ogcocephalidae. 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=125495 on 2014-08-29
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