WoRMS taxon details

Centropomidae Poey, 1867

151431  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151431)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Lateral line extends onto caudal peduncle, reaching posterior margin of fin (except...  
Distribution 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Centropomidae Poey, 1867. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151431 on 2018-04-26
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z
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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
Distribution 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]
 



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English snooks  [details]