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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillaginidae 
AphiaID: 125563

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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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsmelt-whitings  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillaginodes
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillaginopsis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsosillago accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillaginodes
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillaginopodys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSillago
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: 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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125563
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Sillaginidae. 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=125563 on 2014-07-14
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