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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonidae 
AphiaID: 125535

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonidae (Family)
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editordeepwater cardinalfishes  [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]
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taxa (14)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrephostoma Alcock, 1889
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrinkmannella Parr, 1933
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorFlorenciella Mead & De Falla, 1965
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicroichthys Rüppell, 1852
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRosenblattia Mead & De Falla, 1965
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraenops Gill, 1860

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHynnodus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxyodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParahynnodus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPomatomichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScepterias accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScombrosphyraena accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSphyraenops Gill, 1860
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXystramia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpigonus Rafinesque, 1810
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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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125535
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Epigonidae. 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=125535 on 2014-12-20
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