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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiuridae 
AphiaID: 125571

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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcutlassfishes  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrådstjertfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortrådstjertfamilien  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhårstjärtfiskar  [details]
Direct child
taxa (24)

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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAphanopodinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphanopus Lowe, 1839
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthodesmus Goode & Bean, 1882
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopinae Gill, 1863
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAssurger
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupleurogrammus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvoxymetopon Gill, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopus Goüan, 1770
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuoxymetopon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvoxymetopon Gill, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupleurogramnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEupleurogrammus Gill, 1862
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvoxymetropon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvoxymetopon Gill, 1863
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarcina accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopus Dana, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerissopus Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVandellius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopus Goüan, 1770
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZiphotheca accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidopus Goüan, 1770
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiurinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDemissolinea
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepturacanthus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTentoriceps Whitley, 1948
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnogaster Gronow, 1763 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoxymetopon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTentoriceps Whitley, 1948
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiuris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiurus Linnaeus, 1758
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichyurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichiurus Linnaeus, 1758
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 Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Body extremely elongate and strongly compressed. Maxilla hidden by preorbitals. Jaws usually with fanglike teeth. Dorsal fin very long (extending over length of body); the soft-rayed part usually longer than the spinous part and the parts demarcated by a notch in some species. Caudal fin small, if present. Pectoral fin inserted low on body. Pelvic fin, if present, reduced to 1 scalelike spine and a vestigial soft ray. With 58-192 vertebrae (34-53 + 24-151).  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125571
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Trichiuridae. 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=125571 on 2014-09-18
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