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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmmelichthyidae 
AphiaID: 125534

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)
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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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmmelichthys Richardson, 1845
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErythrocles Jordan, 1919
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiogeneion Forbes, 1890

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBoxaodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEmmelichthys Richardson, 1845
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErythrichthys Temminck & Schlegel, 1845 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErythrocles Jordan, 1919
Environment marine
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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125534
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Emmelichthyidae. 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=125534 on 2014-08-30
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