WoRMS taxon details

Platycephalidae Swainson, 1839

125593  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125593)

accepted
Family
Genus Ambiserrula Imamura, 1996
Genus Cociella Whitley, 1940
Genus Cymbacephalus Fowler, 1938
Genus Elates Jordan & Seale, 1907
Genus Grammoplites Fowler, 1904
Genus Inegocia Jordan & Thompson, 1913
Genus Kumococius Matsubara & Ochiai, 1955
Genus Leviprora Whitley, 1931
Genus Onigocia Jordan & Thompson, 1913
Genus Papilloculiceps Fowler & Steinitz, 1956
Genus Platycephalus Bloch, 1795
Genus Ratabulus Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
Genus Rogadius Jordan & Richardson, 1908
Genus Solitas Imamura, 1996
Genus Sorsogona Herre, 1934
Genus Suggrundus Whitley, 1930
Genus Sunagocia Imamura, 2003
Genus Thysanophrys Ogilby, 1898
Genus Trudis Whitley, 1931

Genus Cocius Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Cociella Whitley, 1940
Genus Elatis accepted as Elates Jordan & Seale, 1907 (misspelling)
Genus Eurycephalus Imamura, 1996 accepted as Sunagocia Imamura, 2003 (synonym)
Genus Euryplatycephalus accepted as Eurycephalus Imamura, 1996 accepted as Sunagocia Imamura, 2003 (lapsus calami)
Genus Hyalorhynchus Ogilby, 1910 accepted as Elates Jordan & Seale, 1907
Genus Insidiator Jordan & Snyder, 1900 accepted as Suggrundus Whitley, 1930
Genus Kumococcius accepted as Kumococius Matsubara & Ochiai, 1955 (misspelling)
Genus Kumocoius accepted as Kumococius Matsubara & Ochiai, 1955 (misspelling)
Genus Levanaora Whitley, 1933 accepted as Inegocia Jordan & Thompson, 1913
Genus Neoplatycephalus Castelnau, 1872 accepted as Platycephalus Bloch, 1795
Genus Planipora accepted as Planiprora Whitley, 1931 accepted as Platycephalus Bloch, 1795 (misspelling)
Genus Planiprora Whitley, 1931 accepted as Platycephalus Bloch, 1795 (synonym)
Genus Wakiyus Jordan & Hubbs, 1925 accepted as Onigocia Jordan & Thompson, 1913
marine
Not documented
Description Marine. Some in brackish water. Distribution: Indo-Pacific region. Elongate and cylindrical fishes with depressed head....  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Platycephalidae Swainson, 1839. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125593 on 2018-06-20
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Type locality 
From other sources
Description 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]
 



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