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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentridae 
AphiaID: 125556

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 editorRachycentridae (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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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcobia  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElacate accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMeladerma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachicentron accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentrodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentrum accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpinax Cuvier (ex Commerson), 1832 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRachycentron Kaup, 1826
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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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. Elongate body. Head depressed. Six to nine short free spines preceeding the long dorsal fin. Spines in dorsal fin 1-3; soft rays 26-33. Anal fin long. Anal spines 2 or 3; soft rays 22-28. Body with 3 dark lateral stripes. To 1.5 m maximum length.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125556
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Rachycentridae. 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=125556 on 2014-11-29
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