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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstraciidae 
AphiaID: 125611

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 editorboxfishes  [details]
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taxa (19)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthostracion Bleeker, 1865
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAracaninae
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactoria Jordan & Fowler, 1902
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOstraciinae
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacanthostracion
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactyphrys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLactophrys Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOstracion Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhynchostracion accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinosomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhinesomus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRyncostracion accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhynchostracion Fraser-Brunner, 1935
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTertrosomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrasoma Swainson, 1839 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrasomus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTriorus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTetrosomus Swainson, 1839
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 Distribution: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. A bony carapace enclosing body. Pelvic skeleton absent. Spinous dorsal lacking. Dorsal fin rays 9-13. Anal fin rays 9-13. Non-protrusible upper jaw. Vertebrae usually 18. About 60 cm maximum length. Some species of trunkfishes secrete ostracitoxin, poisonous to other fishes and, to some extent, even to trunkfishes.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125611
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Ostraciidae. 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=125611 on 2014-09-23
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