WoRMS taxon details

Cynoglossidae Jordan, 1888

125578  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125578)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Cynoglossinae Jordan, 1888
Subfamily Symphurinae Ochiai, 1963
  » Genus Symphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Ammopleurops Günther, 1862 accepted as Symphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Aphoristia Kaup, 1858 accepted as Symphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Bibronia Cocco, 1844 accepted as Symphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Glossichthys Gill, 1861 accepted as Symphurus Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Plagusia Bonaparte, 1833 accepted as Symphurus Rafinesque, 1810 (synonym)
  » Genus Simphurus accepted as Symphurus Rafinesque, 1810 (misspelling)

Genus Arelia Kaup, 1858 accepted as Cynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
Genus Cynaglossoides accepted as Cynoglossoides von Bonde, 1922 accepted as Cynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (misspelling)
Genus Cynoglossoides von Bonde, 1922 accepted as Cynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
Genus Cynoglossoides Smith, 1949 accepted as Cynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
Genus Trulla Kaup, 1858 accepted as Cynoglossus Hamilton, 1822 (synonym)
marine
Description Distribution: tropical and subtropical areas. Both eyes on left side of head; eyes very small with little interorbital space....  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Cynoglossidae Jordan, 1888. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125578 on 2018-04-22
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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
Description 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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