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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentropomidae Poey, 1867 
AphiaID: 151431

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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPercoidei (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentropomidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPercoidei
Sources  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 editorsnooks  [details]
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 Subfamily Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCentropominae
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentropomus Lacep├Ęde, 1802
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatinae Jordan, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatidae Jordan, 1888
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Lateral line extends onto caudal peduncle, reaching posterior margin of fin (except in one species of Centropominae and Latinae). Pelvic axis usually with scaly process. Dorsal fin bipartite (either deeply notched or with a distinct gap). With 7-9 spines on the first part; one spine and 8-15 soft rays on the second. Three anal fin spines; soft rays 6-17 (6-9 in subfamilies Centropominae and Latinae). One spine on pelvic fin; soft rays 5. Caudal fin rounded, truncate or forked. Branchiostegal rays 7. Vertebrae 24 or 25. Attains about 2 m maximum length. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151431
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Date   action   by
2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Centropomidae Poey, 1867. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151431 on 2015-08-04
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