WoRMS taxon details

Lobotidae Gill, 1861

125543  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125543)

accepted
Family
Genus Lobotes Cuvier, 1829

Genus Labotes accepted as Lobotes Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Genus Lobotus accepted as Lobotes Cuvier, 1829 (misspelling)
Genus Verrugato Jordan, 1923 accepted as Lobotes Cuvier, 1829
marine
Not documented
Description Marine, fresh- and brackish water. Distribution: most tropical seas. No teeth on vomer and palatine. Rounded caudal fin....  
Description Marine, fresh- and brackish water. Distribution: most tropical seas. No teeth on vomer and palatine. Rounded caudal fin. Head triangular. Anal and soft dorsal with a rounded lobe posteriorly making the fish look triple-tailed. Juveniles are said to float sideways like leaves as a form of camouflage. To about 1 m maximum length, reported for Lobotes surinamensis. Genera: Datnioides and Lobotes, the former in fresh- and brackish water; the latter marine. Species: about 4. Roberts (1994) proposes the family Coiidae (also known as Datnioididae) for its single genus Coius, formerly known as Datnioides[details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lobotidae Gill, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125543 on 2018-06-18
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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. 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
From other sources
Description Marine, fresh- and brackish water. Distribution: most tropical seas. No teeth on vomer and palatine. Rounded caudal fin. Head triangular. Anal and soft dorsal with a rounded lobe posteriorly making the fish look triple-tailed. Juveniles are said to float sideways like leaves as a form of camouflage. To about 1 m maximum length, reported for Lobotes surinamensis. Genera: Datnioides and Lobotes, the former in fresh- and brackish water; the latter marine. Species: about 4. Roberts (1994) proposes the family Coiidae (also known as Datnioididae) for its single genus Coius, formerly known as Datnioides[details]
 



LanguageName 
English tripletails  [details]
Japanese マツダイ  [details]