WoRMS taxon details

Percophidae Swainson, 1839

151412  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151412)

accepted
Family
Description Distribution: Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. Head depressed. Usually big-eyed. Interorbital width small. Spinous dorsal...  
Description Distribution: Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. Head depressed. Usually big-eyed. Interorbital width small. Spinous dorsal present or absent; separate from soft dorsal if present. Anal fin may have 1 spine. One spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5. Pelvic fins widely separate.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Percophidae Swainson, 1839. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151412 on 2018-04-20
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z
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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
Description Distribution: Atlantic and Indo-West Pacific. Head depressed. Usually big-eyed. Interorbital width small. Spinous dorsal present or absent; separate from soft dorsal if present. Anal fin may have 1 spine. One spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5. Pelvic fins widely separate.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English duckbills  [details]
Japanese ホカケトラギス  [details]