WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCreediidae Waite, 1899

151410  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151410)

accepted
Family
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-West Pacific from South...  
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]
Bailly, N. (2015). Creediidae Waite, 1899. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151410 on 2017-12-13

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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z
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2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
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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 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]   
From other sources
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]
 



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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandburrowers  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorトビギンポ  [details]