WoRMS taxon details

Rachycentridae Gill, 1896

125556  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125556)

accepted
Family
Genus Rachycentron Kaup, 1826

Genus Elacate Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Rachycentron Kaup, 1826
  » Species Elacate atlantica Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Species Elacate bivittata Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Species Elacate canada (Linnaeus, 1766) accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Species Elacate falcipinnis Gosse, 1851 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Species Elacate malabarica Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Species Elacate motta Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Species Elacate nigerrima Swainson, 1839 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766) (synonym)
  » Species Elacate nigra (Bloch, 1793) accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Species Elacate pondiceriana Cuvier, 1832 accepted as Rachycentron canadum (Linnaeus, 1766)
Genus Meladerma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Rachycentron Kaup, 1826
Genus Rachicentron accepted as Rachycentron Kaup, 1826 (misspelling)
Genus Rachycentrodon accepted as Rachycentron Kaup, 1826 (misspelling)
Genus Rachycentrum accepted as Rachycentron Kaup, 1826 (misspelling)
Genus Spinax Cuvier (ex Commerson), 1832 accepted as Rachycentron Kaup, 1826 (synonym)
marine
Description Distribution: Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. Elongate body. Head depressed. Six to nine short free spines preceeding the long...  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Rachycentridae Gill, 1896. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125556 on 2018-02-19
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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 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]
 



LanguageName 
English cobia  [details]
Japanese スギ  [details]