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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagidae 
AphiaID: 151427

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 editorScatophagidae (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 editorscats  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus Cuvier, 1831
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus argus (Linnaeus, 1766) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus ocellata Klunzinger, 1880 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
» Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus aetatevarians De Vis, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus bougainvillii Cuvier, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus fasciatus Cuvier, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus maculatus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus multifasciatus Richardson, 1846 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelenotoca multifasciata (Richardson, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus ornatus Cuvier, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus purpurascens Cuvier, 1831 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus quadranus De Vis, 1884 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus argus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelenotoca Myers, 1936
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelenotoca multifasciata (Richardson, 1846)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelenotoca papuensis Fraser-Brunner, 1938
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelenotoca multifasciatus (Richardson, 1846) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSelenotoca multifasciata (Richardson, 1846)

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCacodoxus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus Cuvier, 1831
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCacodoxus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScatophagus tetracanthus (Lacepède, 1802)
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-Pacific. Compressed and deep-bodied like butterflyfishes. Mouth non-protrusible. Pelvics with axillary process. Deep notch on dorsal fin. First spine in dorsal fin procumbent. Spines in anal fin 4. Sixteen branched rays in caudal fin. Vertebrae 23 (11 + 12). To about 35 cm maximum length.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151427
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Scatophagidae. 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=151427 on 2014-12-18
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