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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmidae 
AphiaID: 151423

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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., 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 editorwormfishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale fasciata Dawson, 1974
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale floridana Longley, 1934
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale ionthas Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale paludicola Dawson, 1974
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale prolata Dawson, 1974
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale bilineatus Clark, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys bilineatus (Clark, 1936)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys bilineatus (Clark, 1936)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys copleyi (Smith, 1951)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys grandoculis (Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys irideus Smith, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys monostigma Smith, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1858
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys viridescens Dawson, 1968
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesminae
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus Günther, 1864
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus aethiopicus (Chabanaud, 1927)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus affinis Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus africanus Dawson, 1979
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus bahianus Dawson, 1973
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus carri Gilbert, 1966
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus dipus Günther, 1864
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus dorsipunctatus Dawson, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus hildebrandi Reid, 1936
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus intermedius Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus knappi Dawson, 1972
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus lanceolatus Dawson, 1962
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus luscus Dawson, 1977
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus multiradiatus Meek & Hildebrand, 1928
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus retropinnis Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus suttkusi Gilbert, 1966
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus floridana (Longley, 1934) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCerdale floridana Longley, 1934
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus woodsi Kanazawa, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagunnellichthys Dawson, 1967
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagunnellichthys seychellensis Dawson, 1967
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagunnellichthys springeri Dawson, 1970
Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotrinae

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthyes accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthyes bilineatus (Clark, 1936) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClarkichthys bilineatus (Clark, 1936)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys monostigma Smith, 1958 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys monostigma Smith, 1958
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1858 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys pleurotaenia Bleeker, 1858
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichthys viridescens Dawson, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys viridescens Dawson, 1968
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichtys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnelichtys curiosus Dawson, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaccoeleotris Fowler, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris Gill, 1864
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLaccoeleotris lineopinnis Fowler, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris lineopinnis (Fowler, 1935)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocerdale accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus Günther, 1864
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocerdale aethiopicum Chabanaud, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus aethiopicus (Chabanaud, 1927)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptocerdale longipinnis Weymouth, 1910 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrodesmus longipinnis (Weymouth, 1910)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagobioides accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys Bleeker, 1858
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagobioides copleyi Smith, 1951 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys copleyi (Smith, 1951)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParagobioides grandoculis Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGunnellichthys grandoculis (Kendall & Goldsborough, 1911)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPogonoculius Fowler, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris Gill, 1864
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPogonoculius zebra Fowler, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtereleotris zebra (Fowler, 1938)
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: tropical seas. Body elongated to anguilliform. Tip of tongue not lobed. Scales cycloid, small, and embedded in body. Lower jaw jutted and heavy. Dorsal fin long, the spinous and soft dorsal confluent. Dorsal spines 10-28, flexible; soft rays 28-66. Soft rays in anal fin 23-61. Pelvic fins small, originating below pectoral fin base. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 2-4. With 10-16 rays in pectoral fin. Caudal fin separate or confluent with dorsal and anal fins. To 30 cm maximum length. Inhabits shallow waters: coral reefs to muddy estuaries and tidepools; often burrowing in sand and mud.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151423
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Microdesmidae. 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=151423 on 2014-07-23
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