WoRMS taxon details

Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810

125505  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125505)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Brotulotaeniinae Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
  » Genus Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933
  » Genus Brotulaenia accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
  » Genus Brotulataenia accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
  » Genus Brotulateania accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
Genus Menziesichthys Nalbant & Mayer, 1971
marine, fresh
Not documented
Description Chiefly marine (rarely freshwater). Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Anus and anal fin origin usually...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125505 on 2019-10-20
Date
action
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description 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]
 



LanguageName 
English cusk-eels  [details]
Japanese アシロ  [details]
Ophidiidae, 1526-1861 m Barracuda Bank, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.
 

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