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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiidae Rafinesque, 1810 
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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiidae (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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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcusk-eels  [details]
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taxa (86)

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulinae Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotula Cuvier, 1829
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrotulotaeniinae Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
  » 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
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMenziesichthys Nalbant & Mayer, 1971
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythitinae Radcliffe, 1913
  » 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, 1896
» 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 Whitley, 1941
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEnchelybrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpetriodus Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEretmichthys Garman, 1899
» 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 Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplobrotula Gill, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHypopleuron Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptobrotula Nielsen, 1986
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeucicorus Garman, 1899
» 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 Nielsen & Machida, 2006
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPenopus Goode & Bean, 1896
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrotyx Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
» 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 Gilchrist, 1903
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirembo Bleeker, 1857
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpectrunculus Jordan & Thompson, 1914
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpottobrotula Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTauredophidium Alcock, 1890
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThalassobathia Cohen, 1963
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTyphlonus Günther, 1878
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVentichthys Nielsen, Møller & Segonzac, 2006
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXyelacyba Cohen, 1961
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBassobythites Brauer, 1906 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 Kaup, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirembo Bleeker, 1857
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCelema Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDermatorus Alcock, 1890 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicromita Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomitopus Alcock, 1890
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlytophidium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlyptophidium Alcock, 1889
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrimaldichthys Roule, 1913 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, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItatius Matsubara, 1943 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPycnocraspedum Alcock, 1889
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMixonus Günther, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonomeropus Garman, 1899 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 Alcock, 1889 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudobythites Meek & Hildebrand, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPetrotyx Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteroidonus Günther, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUmalius Herre & Herald, 1950 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSirembo Bleeker, 1857
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVolcanus Gosline, 1954 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWatasea Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidiinae Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCherublemma Trotter, 1926
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilara Jordan & Evermann, 1896
» 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 Robins, 1961
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphiurus Smith, 1847
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplophycis Kaup, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGenypterus Philippi, 1857
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptophidium Gill, 1863 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 editorOphidium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidion Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaphidion accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParophidion Tortonese, 1954
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRissola Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphidion Linnaeus, 1758
Environment marine, fresh
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 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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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). Ophidiidae. 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=125505 on 2015-08-02
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