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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCreediidae 
AphiaID: 151410

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 editorPerciformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCreediidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandburrowers  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorApodocreedia de Beaufort, 1948
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChalixodytes Schultz, 1943
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCreedia Ogilby, 1898
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCrystallodytes Fowler, 1923
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimnichthys Waite, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMyopsaron Shibukawa, 2010
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSchizochirus Waite, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTewara Griffin, 1933
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: Indo-West Pacific from South Africa to Hawaii. Lower jaw fringed with a row of cirri. A knob projecting backward at the articulation of lower jaw. Snout fleshy and jutting beyond lower jaw. Lateral line goes down to ventral surface gradually or abruptly. Scales in lateral line often with three-lobed posterior extensions, except the most anterior scales. A few species largely scaleless, except for lateral line scales. Dorsal fin with 12-43 unbranched soft rays. One spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 3-5. One species without fins. Pelvics very close to each other. Cornea folding in at junction of skin and cornea. Slightly bulging eyes. Opercular bone very much splintered. About 8 cm maximum length.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151410
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Creediidae. 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=151410 on 2014-12-28
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