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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiidae 
AphiaID: 125505

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 editorOphidiiformes (Order)
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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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcusk-eels  [details]
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taxa (83)

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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotula Cuvier, 1829
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulotaeniinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulotaenia Parr, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulaenia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulotaenia Parr, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulataenia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulotaenia Parr, 1933
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulateania accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulotaenia Parr, 1933
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythitinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAbyssobrotula Nielsen, 1977
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthonus Günther, 1878
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlcockia Goode & Bean, 1895
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApagesoma Carter, 1983
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarathrites Zugmayer, 1911
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarathrodemus Goode & Bean, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBassogigas Goode & Bean, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBassozetus Gill, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthocometes Goode & Bean, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDannevigia
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelybrotula
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpetriodus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEretmichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptophidium Alcock, 1889
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolcomycteronus Garman, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHomostolus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplobrotula Gill, 1864
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypopleuron
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptobrotula Nielson, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucicorus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMastigopterus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomitopus Alcock, 1890
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythitoides
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenopus Goode & Bean, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrotyx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPycnocraspedum Alcock, 1889
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelachophidium
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirembo
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpectrunculus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpottobrotula
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTauredophidium
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyphlonus Günther, 1878
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVentichthys
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXyelacyba Cohen, 1961
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBassobythites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathynectes Günther, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotella accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirembo
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCelema accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDermatorus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicromita accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomitopus Alcock, 1890
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimaldichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHolcomycteronus Garman, 1899
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoprobrotula accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplobrotula Gill, 1864
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItatius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPycnocraspedum Alcock, 1889
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMixonus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomeropus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomitopus Alcock, 1890
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomitopsis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomitopus Alcock, 1890
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParadicrolene accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobythites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrotyx
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteroidonus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUmalius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirembo
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolcanus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWatasea accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCherublemma
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilara
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenypterus Philippi, 1857
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepophidium Gill, 1895
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidion Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOtophidium Gill, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParophidion Tortonese, 1954
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRaneya
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphiurus Smith, 1847
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplophycis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenypterus Philippi, 1857
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptophidium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepophidium Gill, 1895
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLopophidium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepophidium Gill, 1895
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaphidion accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParophidion Tortonese, 1954
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissola accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidion Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlytophidium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptophidium Alcock, 1889
Environment marine, fresh
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Chiefly marine (rarely freshwater). Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Anus and anal fin origin usually posterior to pectoral fin tip. Anal fin rays usually of the same length or shorter than opposing dorsal fin rays. Scales present. One or more opercular spines in some. Supramaxillary present. Vexillum lacking in larvae. Pelvics usually present. About 1.5 m maximum length.  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125505
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Ophidiidae. 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=125505 on 2014-09-24
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