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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapidae Poey, 1867 
AphiaID: 125504

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 editorOphidiiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiiformes
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 editorpearlfishes  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnyltefiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnyltefiskfamilien  [details]
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taxa (26)

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapinae Poey, 1867
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEchiodon Thompson, 1837
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypleuron Markle & Olney, 1990
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnuxodon Smith, 1955
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiaphasia Lowe, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDisparichthys Herre, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEcheliophis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheiliophis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelyophis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFierasfer Oken, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLefroyia Jones, 1874 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptofierasfer Meek & Hildebrand, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxybeles Richardson, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorobronchus Kaup, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhizoiketicus Vaillant, 1893 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVexillifer Gasco, 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarapus Rafinesque, 1810
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyramodontinae Smith, 1955
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyramodon Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSnyderidia Gilbert, 1905
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynophidium Regan, 1914 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPyramodon Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragondacninae Anderson & Satria, 2007
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetragondacnus Anderson & Satria, 2007
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophiops Reid, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJordanicus Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEncheliophis Müller, 1842
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: tropical and subtropical Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Dorsal fin rays shorter than opposite anal rays. Anus of adults and origin of anal fin located behind head and usually under pectoral fin. No scales. Wide gill openings, reaching far forward. Vomerine, palatine and jaw teeth present. No opercular spines. Branchiostegal rays 6-7. No supramaxillary. Vertebrae about 85-145. Vexillum present in larvae. Pearlfishes are free-living (Echiodon), commensal (Carapus, Onuxodon), or parasitic (Encheliophis, Jordanicus), living in association with shallow-water invertebrate hosts (holothurians, bivalves, starfishes), largely in coral-dominated communities. Family members occur in shelf and slope waters of 0-2,000 m depth and range from about 65°N to 60°S. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125504
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
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). Carapidae. 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=125504 on 2015-07-31
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