WoRMS taxon details

Gempylidae Gill, 1862

125536  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125536)

accepted
Family
Genus Diplospinus Maul, 1948
Genus Epinnula Poey, 1854
Genus Gempylus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Lepidocybium Gill, 1862
Genus Nealotus Johnson, 1865
Genus Neoepinnula Matsubara & Iwai, 1952
Genus Nesiarchus Johnson, 1862
Genus Paradiplospinus Andriashev, 1960
Genus Promethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Rexea Waite, 1911
Genus Rexichthys Parin & Astakhov, 1987
Genus Ruvettus Cocco, 1833
Genus Thyrsites Lesson, 1831
Genus Thyrsitoides Fowler, 1929
Genus Thyrsitops Gill, 1862
Genus Tongaichthys Nakamura & Fujii, 1983

Genus Acinacea Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1804 accepted as Gempylus Cuvier, 1829 (Suppressed by ICZN)
Genus Bipinnula Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Nesiarchus Johnson, 1862
Genus Dicrotus Günther, 1860 accepted as Promethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Diplogonurus Noronha, 1926 accepted as Lepidocybium Gill, 1862
Genus Escolar Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Nesiarchus Johnson, 1862
Genus Jordanidia Snyder, 1911 accepted as Rexea Waite, 1911
Genus Leionura Bleeker, 1859 accepted as Thyrsites Lesson, 1831 (synonym)
Genus Lemnisoma Lesson, 1831 accepted as Gempylus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Lepidosarda Kishinouye, 1926 accepted as Lepidocybium Gill, 1862
Genus Machaerope Ogilby, 1899 accepted as Nealotus Johnson, 1865
Genus Mimasea Kamohara, 1936 accepted as Thyrsitoides Fowler, 1929
Genus Neolatus accepted as Nealotus Johnson, 1865 (misspelling)
Genus Prometheus Lowe, 1838 accepted as Promethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Promethychthis accepted as Promethichthys Gill, 1893 (misspelling)
Genus Promethycthus accepted as Promethichthys Gill, 1893 (misspelling)
Genus Prometichthys accepted as Promethichthys Gill, 1893 (misspelling)
Genus Reyea accepted as Rexea Waite, 1911 (misspelling)
Genus Rovetus accepted as Ruvettus Cocco, 1833 (misspelling)
Genus Thrysitoides accepted as Thyrsitoides Fowler, 1929 (misspelling)
Genus Thyrisitoides accepted as Thyrsitoides Fowler, 1929 (misspelling)
Genus Xenogramma Waite, 1904 accepted as Lepidocybium Gill, 1862
marine
Description Usually found in very deep waters. Distribution: tropical and subtropical seas. Body elongate; compressed. Exposed maxilla....  
Description Usually found in very deep waters. Distribution: tropical and subtropical seas. Body elongate; compressed. Exposed maxilla. Usually with isolated finlets after anal and dorsal fins. Pectoral fin inserted low on body. Pelvic fins lacking or very small. Caudal fin present.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Gempylidae Gill, 1862. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125536 on 2018-05-23
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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
Description Usually found in very deep waters. Distribution: tropical and subtropical seas. Body elongate; compressed. Exposed maxilla. Usually with isolated finlets after anal and dorsal fins. Pectoral fin inserted low on body. Pelvic fins lacking or very small. Caudal fin present.  [details]
 



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English snake mackerels  [details]
Japanese クロタチカマス  [details]
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