WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossidae Jordan, 1888

125578 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125578)
accepted
Family
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossinae Jordan, 1888
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurinae Ochiai, 1963
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmopleurops Günther, 1862 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphoristia Kaup, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBibronia Cocco, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlossichthys Gill, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagusia Bonaparte, 1833 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSimphurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArelia Kaup, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynaglossoides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossoides von Bonde, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossoides von Bonde, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossoides Smith, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrulla Kaup, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: tropical and subtropical areas....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: tropical and subtropical areas. Both eyes on left side of head; eyes very small with little interorbital space. Preopercle margin covered with skin. Asymmetrical mouth. Caudal fin pointed and confluent with dorsal and caudal fins. Right pelvic fin usually undeveloped. No pectoral fins. Dorsal fin origin at or in front of fixed (lower) eye. Vertebrae usually 9 or 10 + 33-66. To about 48 cm maximum length, usually below 30 cm. Tongue fishes are found in warm waters of all oceans (between 40° latitudes). Most species occur in shallow water or estuaries; many are commercially important.  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Cynoglossidae Jordan, 1888. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125578 on 2017-11-22

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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 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, 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]   

additional source Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R.; van der Laan, R. (eds). (2017). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: tropical and subtropical areas. Both eyes on left side of head; eyes very small with little interorbital space. Preopercle margin covered with skin. Asymmetrical mouth. Caudal fin pointed and confluent with dorsal and caudal fins. Right pelvic fin usually undeveloped. No pectoral fins. Dorsal fin origin at or in front of fixed (lower) eye. Vertebrae usually 9 or 10 + 33-66. To about 48 cm maximum length, usually below 30 cm. Tongue fishes are found in warm waters of all oceans (between 40° latitudes). Most species occur in shallow water or estuaries; many are commercially important.  [details]
 



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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortonguefishes  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorウシノシタ  [details]