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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossidae 
AphiaID: 125578

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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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortonguefishes  [details]
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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaplagusia Bleeker, 1865
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAreliscus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
» 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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglessus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDollfusichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIcania accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagiusa Rafinesque, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinoplagusia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaplagusia Bleeker, 1865
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmmopleurops accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAphoristia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBibronia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGlossichthys 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
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSimphurus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSymphurus Rafinesque, 1810

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArelia Kaup, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossoides von Bonde, 1922 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossoides Smith, 1949 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrulla Kaup, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCynoglossus Hamilton, 1822
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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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125578
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Cynoglossidae. 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=125578 on 2014-09-17
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