WoRMS taxon details

Epigonidae Poey, 1861

125535  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125535)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Description Atlantic (incl. Mediterranean) and Pacific Oceans. Differ from apogonids in having usually 25 vertebrae, more than six...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Epigonidae Poey, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125535 on 2018-10-19
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description 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 deepwater cardinalfishes  [details]
Japanese ヤセムツ  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål dyphavsabborfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk djuphavabborfamilien  [details]