WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonidae Poey, 1861

125535 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125535)
accepted
Family
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Atlantic (incl. Mediterranean) and Pacific...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Atlantic (incl. Mediterranean) and Pacific Oceans. Differ from apogonids in having usually 25 vertebrae, more than six infraorbitals, rostral cartilage greatly enlarged, and soft dorsal and anal fins covered with scales. Maximum length of 58 cm reached in the deepwater genus Epigonus. Formerly considered a subfamily of Apogonidae. [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Epigonidae Poey, 1861. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125535 on 2017-11-24

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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 Atlantic (incl. Mediterranean) and Pacific Oceans. Differ from apogonids in having usually 25 vertebrae, more than six infraorbitals, rostral cartilage greatly enlarged, and soft dorsal and anal fins covered with scales. Maximum length of 58 cm reached in the deepwater genus Epigonus. Formerly considered a subfamily of Apogonidae. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeepwater cardinalfishes  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorヤセムツ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordyphavsabborfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordjuphavabborfamilien  [details]