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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCitharidae 
AphiaID: 125577

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 editorPleuronectiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPleuronectiformes
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 editorcitharids  [details]
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taxa (8)

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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBrachypleurinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachypleura
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLepidoblepharon
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCitharinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCitharoides Hubbs, 1915
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCitharus
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBrachypleurops accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCitharoides Hubbs, 1915

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacitharus Regan, 1920 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCitharoides Hubbs, 1915
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: Mediterranean, Indian Ocean and Japan to Australia. Eyes on either side of the head. A single spine and five soft rays in pelvic fins; pelvics equally developed and short based. Dorsal fin origin at posterior nostril of blind side; pectoral fins well developed. Branchiostegal membranes not united. Lateral line present on both sides. Anus on eyed side. Vertebrae 10 + 24-25. The status of the genera Citharus versus Eucitharus needs clarification. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125577
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Citharidae. 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=125577 on 2014-07-30
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