WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKraemeriidae Whitley, 1935

151421  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151421)

accepted
Family
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-Pacific, as far as Hawaii....  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-Pacific, as far as Hawaii. Body elongate and usually scaleless. Tip of tongue with 2 lobes. Lower jaw jutted with the chin enlarged. Small eyes. Anal and dorsal fins not confluent with caudal fin. Usually 1 dorsal fin with 4-6 weak spines; soft rays usually 13-18. Pelvic fins usually separate; spine 1; soft rays 5. About 6 cm maximum length. Usually live in sandy shallow waters; many are burrowing with only the head out. [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Kraemeriidae Whitley, 1935. 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=151421 on 2017-12-16

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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-Pacific, as far as Hawaii. Body elongate and usually scaleless. Tip of tongue with 2 lobes. Lower jaw jutted with the chin enlarged. Small eyes. Anal and dorsal fins not confluent with caudal fin. Usually 1 dorsal fin with 4-6 weak spines; soft rays usually 13-18. Pelvic fins usually separate; spine 1; soft rays 5. About 6 cm maximum length. Usually live in sandy shallow waters; many are burrowing with only the head out. [details]
 



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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsandfishesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsand gobiesChecked: verified by a taxonomic editorsand darters  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorスナハゼ  [details]