WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmmelichthyidae Poey, 1867

125534

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accepted
Family
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Marine. Chiefly tropical to warm temperate in...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Marine. Chiefly tropical to warm temperate in the Indo-Pacific, southern Pacific, eastern Atlantic, and Carribean Sea. Jaws highly protrusible; toothless or nearly so. Maxilla scaly, expanded distally; not covered by preorbital bone with the mouth closed. Well-developed supramaxilla. Large rostral cartilage. Dorsal fin continuous with a slight or deep notch reaching to base, or separated into spinous and soft-rayed portions with isolated short spines in between. Spines in dorsal fin 11-14; soft rays 9-12. Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 9-11. Forked caudal fin, the lobes folding in like scissors. Branchiostegal rays 7. Vertebrae 24 (10 + 14). To 50 cm maximum length. Depth range of adults 100-400 m, usually demersal.  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Emmelichthyidae Poey, 1867. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125534 on 2017-11-21

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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]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Marine. Chiefly tropical to warm temperate in the Indo-Pacific, southern Pacific, eastern Atlantic, and Carribean Sea. Jaws highly protrusible; toothless or nearly so. Maxilla scaly, expanded distally; not covered by preorbital bone with the mouth closed. Well-developed supramaxilla. Large rostral cartilage. Dorsal fin continuous with a slight or deep notch reaching to base, or separated into spinous and soft-rayed portions with isolated short spines in between. Spines in dorsal fin 11-14; soft rays 9-12. Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 9-11. Forked caudal fin, the lobes folding in like scissors. Branchiostegal rays 7. Vertebrae 24 (10 + 14). To 50 cm maximum length. Depth range of adults 100-400 m, usually demersal.  [details]
 



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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorrovers  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorハチビキ  [details]