WoRMS taxon details

Polymixiidae Bleeker, 1859

125582  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125582)

accepted
Family
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: tropical and subtropical Atlantic, Indian, and Western Pacific. Moderately elongate and compressed. A pair of...  
Distribution Distribution: tropical and subtropical Atlantic, Indian, and Western Pacific. Moderately elongate and compressed. A pair of barbels on hyoid. Dorsal fin with 4-6 spines; soft rays 26-38. Anal fin spines 4, short; soft rays 13-17. Subabdominal pelvic fin. One spinelike ray in pelvic fin; soft rays 6. Caudal rays 16; branched. Scales in lateral line about 33-38. Banchiostegal rays 4. Gillrakers 11-21. Supramaxillae 2. Epurals 3. Subocular shelf, ortbitosphenoid, and basisphenoid present. Vertebrae usually 29 or 30. Attains 38 cm maximum length. Usually found in depths between 180 and 640 m.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Polymixiidae Bleeker, 1859. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125582 on 2018-11-17
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>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,</i> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: tropical and subtropical Atlantic, Indian, and Western Pacific. Moderately elongate and compressed. A pair of barbels on hyoid. Dorsal fin with 4-6 spines; soft rays 26-38. Anal fin spines 4, short; soft rays 13-17. Subabdominal pelvic fin. One spinelike ray in pelvic fin; soft rays 6. Caudal rays 16; branched. Scales in lateral line about 33-38. Banchiostegal rays 4. Gillrakers 11-21. Supramaxillae 2. Epurals 3. Subocular shelf, ortbitosphenoid, and basisphenoid present. Vertebrae usually 29 or 30. Attains 38 cm maximum length. Usually found in depths between 180 and 640 m.  [details]
 



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English beardfishes  [details]
Japanese ギンメダイ  [details]