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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus ferox Lowe, 1833 
AphiaID: 126333

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 editorAulopiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisauridae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus Lowe, 1833
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus Lowe, 1833
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepidosaurus aesculapius Bean, 1883
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepidosaurus borealis Gill, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepidosaurus poeyi Gill, 1863
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepidosaurus serra Gill, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus altivelis Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus azureus Valenciennes, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus borealis Gill, 1862
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepisaurus richardsonii Bleeker, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagyodus aesculapius (Bean, 1883)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlagyodus borealis (Gill, 1862)
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlongnose lancetfishUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlancetfish  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorcavalo féroce  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorlanzón picudo  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Canada
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBritish Columbia [details]
Coastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCoastal Waters of Southeast Alaska and British Columbia [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Pacific Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Pacific [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCanadian Exclusive Economic Zone [Pacific part] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorFAO fishing area 67 [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Pacific [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWestern Indian Ocean [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuryphorus nympha Steenstrup & Lütken, 1861 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (13 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (105 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (27 nucleotides; 23 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Fishes, cephalopods, tunicates and crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Greenland southward to the Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico; Georges and LaHave Banks [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Epi- and mesopelagic, from near the surface to below 1,000 m, sometimes approaching inshore waters.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat nektonic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators Opah, sharks, albacore, yellowfin tuna and fur seals.Cannibalistic.  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction External fertilization; oviparous; planktonic larvae  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126333
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Alepisaurus ferox Lowe, 1833. 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=126333 on 2014-08-31
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