WoRMS taxon details

Coryphaenidae Rafinesque, 1815

125531  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125531)

accepted
Family
Genus Coryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena haletus
  » Species Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena argyrurus Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena aurata Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena azorica Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena branchiostega Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Branchiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
  » Species Coryphaena chrysurus Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena coerulea Edwards, 1771 accepted as Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771)
  » Species Coryphaena coerulea Bloch, 1786 accepted as Scarus coeruleus (Edwards, 1771)
  » Species Coryphaena dolfyn Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena dorado Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena elegans Cuvier, 1833 accepted as Luvarus imperialis Rafinesque, 1810
  » Species Coryphaena equisetis Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Coryphaena equisetis Osbeck, 1765 accepted as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena fasciolata Pallas, 1770 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena hipporus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Coryphaena hyppurus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
  » Species Coryphaena immaculata Agassiz, 1831 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena imperialis Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena japonica Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena japonica Houttuyn, 1782 accepted as Branchiostegus japonicus (Houttuyn, 1782)
  » Species Coryphaena lessonii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena equiselis Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena lineata Gmelin, 1789 accepted as Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Coryphaena lineolata Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Coryphaena lutea Bloch & Schneider, 1801 accepted as Nemipterus japonicus (Bloch, 1791)
  » Species Coryphaena margravii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena nortoniana Lowe, 1839 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena novacula Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Coryphaena pentadactyla Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Iniistius pentadactylus (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Coryphaena perciformis Mitchill, 1818 accepted as Hyperoglyphe perciformis (Mitchill, 1818)
  » Species Coryphaena plumieri Bloch, 1786 accepted as Malacanthus plumieri (Bloch, 1786)
  » Species Coryphaena pompilus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Centrolophus niger (Gmelin, 1789)
  » Species Coryphaena psittacus Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Xyrichtys novacula (Linnaeus, 1758)
  » Species Coryphaena rupestris (Gunnerus, 1765) accepted as Coryphaenoides rupestris Gunnerus, 1765
  » Species Coryphaena scomberoides Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena sinensis Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Branchiostegus argentatus (Cuvier, 1830)
  » Species Coryphaena suerii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena velifera Pallas, 1770 accepted as Pteraclis velifera (Pallas, 1770)
  » Species Coryphaena virgata Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758
  » Species Coryphaena vlamingii Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena hippurus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Corypaena accepted as Coryphaena Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
Genus Lampugus Valenciennes, 1833 accepted as Coryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Lepimphis Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Coryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
marine
Not documented
Description Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean. Slender fishes with compressed head and body. The single dorsal fin...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Coryphaenidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125531 on 2018-06-21
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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  Type locality 
From other sources
Description 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]
 



LanguageName 
English dolphinfishes  [details]
Japanese シイラ  [details]