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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodontidae 
AphiaID: 125608

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 editorTetraodontiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetraodontiformes
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 editorporcupinefishesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorburrfishes  [details]
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taxa (14)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAllomycterus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtinga
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilomycterus Brisout de Barneville, 1846
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclichthys Kaup, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicotylichthys Kaup, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophodiodon Fraser-Brunner, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTragulichthys Whitley, 1931

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAtopomycterus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDicotylichthys Kaup, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilomycteris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChilomycterus Brisout de Barneville, 1846
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclicthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyclichthys Kaup, 1855
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuchilomycterus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParadiodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichodiodon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiodon Linnaeus, 1758
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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From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Well-developed sharp spines covering body. Jaws with 2 fused teeth. Opposite premaxillaries and dentaries entirely united at midline. Adults found inshore; the young pelagic.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125608
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Diodontidae. 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=125608 on 2014-10-22
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