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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerapontidae 
AphiaID: 125568

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 editorTerapontidae (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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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortigerperchesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthornfishesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgrunters  [details]
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taxa (27)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmniataba Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBidyanus Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHannia Vari, 1978
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHelotes Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHephaestus De Vis, 1884
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLagusia Vari, 1978
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiopotherapon Fowler, 1931
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopristes Bleeker, 1873
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelates Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelsartia Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPingalla Whitley, 1955
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchopelates Fowler, 1931
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScortum Whitley, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyncomistes Vari, 1978
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerapon Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVariichthys Allen, 1993

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAuthistes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerapon Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAutisthes De Vis, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerapon Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDatnia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopristes Bleeker, 1873
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEutherapon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerapon Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMadigania accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeiopotherapon Fowler, 1931
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopristis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMesopristes Bleeker, 1873
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelates Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleates accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPelates Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPterapon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerapon Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhyncopelates accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchopelates Fowler, 1931
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTherapon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTerapon Cuvier, 1816
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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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Coastal marine, brackish and freshwater in the Indo-West Pacific. Several species restricted to freshwater. Body oblong and slightly compressed. Operculum bearing 2 spines (lower spine longer). Dorsal fin notched, the spinous part depressible into a basal scaly sheath; spines 11-13; soft rays 9-11. Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 7-10. Pelvic fins insertion behind base of pectorals; one spine, 5 soft rays. Caudal fin rounded, truncate or emarginate with 15 branched rays. Lateral line uninterrupted, reaching on caudal fin. Jaws with villiform or incisiform teeth; vomer and palatines toothless in most species. Branchiostegal rays 6; gills 4, a slit behind the last. Vertebrae 25-27. About 80 cm maximum length. Also spelled Teraponidae, Theraponidae or Therapontidae. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125568
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Terapontidae. 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=125568 on 2014-11-26
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