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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopteridae Gill, 1861 
AphiaID: 125591

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaeniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopteroidei (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopteridae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopteroidei
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 editorflying gurnards  [details]
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taxa (9)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactyloptena Jordan & Richardson, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopterus Lacepède, 1801
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCephalacanthus Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopterus Lacepède, 1801
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorystion Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactilopterus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopterus Lacepède, 1801
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDaicocus Jordan & Richardson, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactyloptena Jordan & Richardson, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiacocus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDaicocus Jordan & Richardson, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactyloptena Jordan & Richardson, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEbisinus Jordan & Richardson, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactyloptena Jordan & Richardson, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGonocephalus Gronow in Gray, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDactylopterus Lacepède, 1801
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 Marine; benthic. Distribution: tropical Indo-Pacific and Atlantic. Head large and blunt, with the bones forming a helmet; with keels and a long preopercle spine. Scales scute-like. Pectoral fins greatly enlarged, the inner rays free. Two isolated dorsal spines preceeding the two dorsal fins. Thoracic pelvic fins; with 1 spine and 4 soft rays. Lateral line absent. Vertebrae 22. Reaches about 50 cm maximum length. Bears superficial resemblance to triglids; creates sounds by stridulation using the hypomandibular bone. Exhibits a 'walking' movement on the sea floor, accomplished by an alternate movement of the pelvic fins.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125591
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Dactylopteridae Gill, 1861. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125591 on 2015-08-01
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