WoRMS taxon details

Sillaginidae Richardson, 1846

125563  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125563)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Description Distribution: Indo-west Pacific. Elongated fishes with a small, sharp mouth. Two dorsal fins, the first with 10-13 slender...  
Description Distribution: Indo-west Pacific. Elongated fishes with a small, sharp mouth. Two dorsal fins, the first with 10-13 slender spines; the second with one leading spine and 16-27 soft rays. Long anal fin with 2 leading spines and 14-26 softrays. Silliganids are inshore species that feed mainly on benthic or epibenthic organisms. They are esteemed table fish and some are important in estuarine aquaculture. They attain about 45 cm maximum length.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Sillaginidae Richardson, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125563 on 2018-12-13
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2018). 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  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Distribution: Indo-west Pacific. Elongated fishes with a small, sharp mouth. Two dorsal fins, the first with 10-13 slender spines; the second with one leading spine and 16-27 soft rays. Long anal fin with 2 leading spines and 14-26 softrays. Silliganids are inshore species that feed mainly on benthic or epibenthic organisms. They are esteemed table fish and some are important in estuarine aquaculture. They attain about 45 cm maximum length.  [details]
 



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English smelt-whitings  [details]
Japanese キス  [details]