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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycephalidae 
AphiaID: 125593

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 editorScorpaeniformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaeniformes
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 editorflatheads  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmbiserrula
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCociella Whitley, 1940
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCymbacephalus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElates Jordan & Seale, 1907
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGrammoplites Fowler, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorInegocia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKumococius Matsubara & Ochiai, 1955
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeviprora
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnigocia Jordan & Thompson, 1913
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPapilloculiceps Fowler & Steinitz, 1956
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycephalus Bloch, 1795
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRatabulus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRogadius Jordan & Richardson, 1908
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolitas
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSorsogona Herre, 1934
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuggrundus Whitley, 1930
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSunagocia Imamura, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorThysanophrys Ogilby, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrudis

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCocius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCociella Whitley, 1940
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElatis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElates Jordan & Seale, 1907
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurycephalus Imamura, 1996 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSunagocia Imamura, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryplatycephalus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurycephalus Imamura, 1996 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSunagocia Imamura, 2003
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHyalorhynchus Ogilby, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorElates Jordan & Seale, 1907
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorInsidiator accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSuggrundus Whitley, 1930
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKumococcius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKumococius Matsubara & Ochiai, 1955
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKumocoius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKumococius Matsubara & Ochiai, 1955
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLevanaora accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorInegocia
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoplatycephalus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycephalus Bloch, 1795
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanipora accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlaniprora Whitley, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycephalus Bloch, 1795
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlaniprora Whitley, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlatycephalus Bloch, 1795
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWakiyus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOnigocia Jordan & Thompson, 1913
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. Some in brackish water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific region. Elongate and cylindrical fishes with depressed head. Usually ridges and spines are present on head. Mouth large with the lower jaw jutted. Gill openings wide. Scales ctenoid. First dorsal fin with 6-9 spines; 11-14 soft rays in second dorsal fin. Anal fin soft rays 11-14. Pelvic fins widely set apart. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5. No free rays on pectoral fin. Swim bladder lacking. Vertebrae 27.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125593
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Platycephalidae. 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=125593 on 2014-10-20
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