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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGempylidae 
AphiaID: 125536

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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnake mackerels  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavgjeddefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavgjeddefamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhavsgäddfiskar  [details]
Direct child
taxa (37)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplospinus Maul, 1948
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEpinnula
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGempylus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidocybium Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNealotus Johnson, 1865
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoepinnula Matsubara & Iwai, 1952
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiarchus Johnson, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParadiplospinus Andriyashev, 1960
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRexea Waite, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRexichthys
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRuvettus Cocco, 1833
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsites Lesson, 1831
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsitoides Fowler, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsitops
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTongaichthys

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcinacea Bory de Saint-Vincent, 1804 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGempylus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBipinnula accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiarchus Johnson, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicrotus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplogonurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidocybium Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEscolar accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNesiarchus Johnson, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorJordanidia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRexea Waite, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeionura Bleeker, 1859 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsites Lesson, 1831
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLemnisoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGempylus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidosarda accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidocybium Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMachaerope accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNealotus Johnson, 1865
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMimasea accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsitoides Fowler, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeolatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNealotus Johnson, 1865
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrometheus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethychthis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethycthus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPrometichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPromethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorReyea accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRexea Waite, 1911
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRovetus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRuvettus Cocco, 1833
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThrysitoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsitoides Fowler, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrisitoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThyrsitoides Fowler, 1929
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenogramma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidocybium Gill, 1862
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 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125536
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Gempylidae. 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=125536 on 2014-07-28
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