WoRMS taxon details

Alepocephalidae Bonaparte, 1846

125507  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125507)

accepted
Family
Genus Alepocephalus Risso, 1820
Genus Asquamiceps Zugmayer, 1911
Genus Aulastomatomorpha Alcock, 1890
Genus Bajacalifornia Townsend & Nichols, 1925
Genus Bathylaco Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Bathyprion Marshall, 1966
Genus Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
Genus Conocara Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Einara Parr, 1951
Genus Herwigia Nielsen, 1972
Genus Leptoderma Vaillant, 1886
Genus Microphotolepis Sazonov & Parin, 1977
Genus Mirognathus Parr, 1951
Genus Narcetes Alcock, 1890
Genus Photostylus Beebe, 1933
Genus Rinoctes Parr, 1952
Genus Rouleina Jordan, 1923
Genus Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Xenodermichthys Günther, 1878

Genus Aleposomus Gill, 1884 accepted as Xenodermichthys Günther, 1878
Genus Aleposomus Roule (ex Brauer), 1915 accepted as Rouleina Jordan, 1923 (synonym)
Genus Alpocephalus accepted as Alepocephalus Risso, 1820 (misspelling)
Genus Asquamisceps accepted as Asquamiceps Zugmayer, 1911 (misspelling)
Genus Aulostomatomorpha accepted as Aulastomatomorpha Alcock, 1890 (misspelling)
Genus Bathtroctes accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878 (misspelling)
Genus Bathyroctes accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878 (misspelling)
Genus Bellocia Parr, 1951 accepted as Narcetes Alcock, 1890
Genus Binghamia Parr, 1937 accepted as Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Binghamichthys Whitley, 1941 accepted as Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896 (synonym)
Genus Caudania Roule, 1935 accepted as Rouleina Jordan, 1923
Genus Ericara Gill & Townsend, 1897 accepted as Conocara Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Grimatroctes Parr, 1952 accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
Genus Lepogenys Parr, 1951 accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
Genus Macromastax Beebe, 1933 accepted as Bathylaco Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Nemabathytroctes Fowler, 1934 accepted as Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896
Genus Nomoctes Parr, 1952 accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
Genus Roulenia accepted as Rouleina Jordan, 1923 (misspelling)
Genus Torictus Parr, 1951 accepted as Einara Parr, 1951 (synonym)
Genus Xenognathus Gilbert, 1915 accepted as Conocara Goode & Bean, 1896
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: all oceans. Usually small teeth. Long and numerous gill rakers. No shoulder sac apparatus. 5-10...  
Distribution Distribution: all oceans. Usually small teeth. Long and numerous gill rakers. No shoulder sac apparatus. 5-10 branchiostegal rays. Most common in depths below 1000 m.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Alepocephalidae Bonaparte, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125507 on 2018-08-19
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 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, 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]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: all oceans. Usually small teeth. Long and numerous gill rakers. No shoulder sac apparatus. 5-10 branchiostegal rays. Most common in depths below 1000 m.  [details]
 



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English slickheads  [details]
Japanese セキトリイワシ  [details]