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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenidae 
AphiaID: 125531

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
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 editordolphinfishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena haletus
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena argyrurus Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena aurata Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena azorica Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena branchiostega Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena chrysurus Lacep├Ęde, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena coerulea Edwards, 1771 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena coerulea Bloch, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena dolfyn Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena dorado Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena elegans Cuvier, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLuvarus imperialis Rafinesque, 1810
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equisetis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equisetis Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena fasciolata Pallas, 1770 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hipporus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hyppurus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena immaculata Agassiz, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena imperialis Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena japonica Houttuyn, 1782 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena lessonii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena lineata Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena lineolata Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena lutea Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena margravii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena nortoniana Lowe, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena novacula Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena pentadactyla Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena perciformis Mitchill, 1818 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyperoglyphe perciformis (Mitchill, 1818)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena plumieri Bloch, 1786 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMalacanthus plumieri (Bloch, 1786)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena pompilus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentrolophus niger (Gmelin, 1789)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena psittacus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena rupestris (Gunnerus, 1765) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaenoides rupestris Gunnerus, 1765
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena scomberoides Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena sinensis Lacep├Ęde, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBranchiostegus argentatus (Cuvier, 1830)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena suerii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena velifera Pallas, 1770 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPteraclis velifera (Pallas, 1770)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena virgata Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena vlamingii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorypaena accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorypaena hippurua Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampugus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampugus neapolitanus Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampugus punctulatus Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLampugus siculus Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepimphis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepimphis hippuroides Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepimphis ruber Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCallanthias ruber (Rafinesque, 1810)
Environment marine
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Slender fishes with compressed head and body. The single dorsal fin originates on the head and extends over nearly the full length of the body. No spines; soft rays 48-65. No spines on anal fin. Deeply forked caudal fin. Forehead steep and high in adult males. Live specimens with exceedingly beautiful colors. Vertebrae 30-34. Attains 1.5 m maximum length. Dolphinfishes inhabit the surface waters where they feed upon small fishes and other animals. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125531
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Coryphaenidae. 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=125531 on 2014-11-27
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