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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathidae 
AphiaID: 151443

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 editorjawfishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus higmani Mead, 1959
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus lemur (Myers, 1935)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus lindneri Ginsburg, 1942
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus sinuscalifornicus Castro-Aguirre & Villavicencio-Garayzar, 1988
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus meadi Menezes & Lima de Figueiredo, 1971 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus lemur (Myers, 1935)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus vanderbilti Mowbray, 1928 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus scops
  » Subspecies Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus scops panamensis Fowler, 1944 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus scops (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus aurifrons (Jordan & Thompson, 1905) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus aurifrons (Jordan & Thompson, 1905)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus cuvieri Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus cuvieri Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus fasciatum Longley & Hildebrand, 1940 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus hongkongiensis Chan, 1968 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus hongkongiensis Chan, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus inornatus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus inornatus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus macrolepis Peters, 1866 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrolepis Peters, 1866
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus macrops Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus macrostomus Smith, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus maxillosus Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus maxillosus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus megastoma Günther, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus micrognathus Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus ocellatus Ehrenberg, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus papuensis Bleeker, 1868 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus papuensis Bleeker, 1868
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus punctatus Peters, 1869 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus punctatus Peters, 1869
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus reticulata (McKay, 1969) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus reticulatus (McKay, 1969)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus rhomaleus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rhomaleus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus rosenbergi Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rosenbergii Bleeker, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus sonneratii Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus suluensis Herre, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus castelnaui Bleeker, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus versluysi Weber, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix versluysi (Weber, 1913)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus whitehurstii (Longley, 1927) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus adelus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus afer Smith-Vaniz, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus albicaudatus Smith-Vaniz, 2011
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus aurifrons (Jordan & Thompson, 1905)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus brasiliensis Smith-Vaniz, 1997
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus brochus Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus castelnaui Bleeker, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus crassus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus cyanospilotus Smith-Vaniz, 2009
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus decorus Smith-Vaniz & Yoshino, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus dendriticus (Jordan & Richardson, 1908)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus dipharus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus elizabethensis Smith-Vaniz, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus evermanni (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus eximius (Ogilby, 1908)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus fenmutis Acero P. & Franke, 1993
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus fossoris Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus galapagensis Allen & Robertson, 1991
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus gilberti Böhlke, 1967
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus hongkongiensis Chan, 1968
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus hopkinsi (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus inornatus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus iyonis (Jordan & Thompson, 1913)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus latitabundus (Whitley, 1937)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus leprocarus Smith-Vaniz, 1997
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus liturus Smith-Vaniz & Yoshino, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus longinaris Smith-Vaniz, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrolepis Peters, 1866
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus margaretae Smith-Vaniz, 1983
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus maxillosus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus megalepis Smith-Vaniz, 1972
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus melachasme Smith-Vaniz, 1972
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus mexicanus Allen & Robertson, 1991
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nothus Smith-Vaniz, 1997
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus panamaensis Allen & Robertson, 1991
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus papuensis Bleeker, 1868
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus punctatus Peters, 1869
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus randalli Smith-Vaniz, 2009
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus reticeps Smith-Vaniz, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus reticulatus (McKay, 1969)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rhomaleus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus robinsi Smith-Vaniz, 1997
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rosenbergii Bleeker, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rosenblatti Allen & Robertson, 1991
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rufilineatus Smith-Vaniz & Allen, 2007
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus scops (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus seminudus Smith-Vaniz, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus signatus Smith-Vaniz, 1997
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus simus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus smithvanizi Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus solorensis Bleeker, 1853
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus stigmosus Smith-Vaniz, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus variabilis Smith-Vaniz, 2009
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus verecundus Smith-Vaniz, 2004
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus walkeri Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus cuvieri Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus darwinensis MacLeay, 1878 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus jacksiensis MacLeay, 1881 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus latitabunda (Whitley, 1937) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus latitabundus (Whitley, 1937)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rosenbergi Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus rosenbergii Bleeker, 1856
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus scaphiurus Goode & Bean, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus sonneratii Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus whitehurstii (Longley, 1927) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix davidsheni Klausewitz, 1985
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix dicra Smith-Vaniz, 1989
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix eremia Smith-Vaniz, 1989
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix flavida Smith-Vaniz, 1989
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix histrio Jordan & Snyder, 1902
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix immaculata Xu & Zhan, 1980
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix moenensis (Popta, 1922)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix omanensis Norman, 1939
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix sheni Smith-Vaniz, 1989
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix toyoshio Shinohara, 1999
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix versluysi (Weber, 1913)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix immaculaatus Xu & Zhan, 1980 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix immaculata Xu & Zhan, 1980
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix immaculatus Xu & Zhan, 1980 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix immaculata Xu & Zhan, 1980

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchistium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchistium lemur Myers, 1935 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus lemur (Myers, 1935)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerogymnoides Whitley, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerogymnoides carpentariae Whitley, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrolepis Peters, 1866
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerogymnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerogymnus eximius Ogilby, 1908 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus eximius (Ogilby, 1908)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphisthognathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphisthognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognatus macrognathus Poey, 1860 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognatus ocellatus Ehrenberg, 1836 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognothus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognothus whitenhursti (Longley, 1927) accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistignathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistignathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTandya accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTandya latitabunda Whitley, 1937 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus latitabundus (Whitley, 1937)
» Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTandya reticulata McKay, 1969 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus reticulatus (McKay, 1969)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpsilonognathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpsilonognathus chaplini Fowler, 1946 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: western and central Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and Gulf of California. Scales cycloid. Head naked. Large-mouthed. Pelvic fins more anterior than pectorals. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5, the inner 3 weak and branched while the outer 2 are stout and unbranched. Continuous dorsal fin with 9-12 spines. Lateral line running along dorsal, terminating near end of dorsal fin; one species with a ventral and a dorsal lateral line. Palatine toothless. Species of Stalix with transversly forked anterior spines in dorsal fin.  [details]
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Opistognathidae. 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=151443 on 2014-08-23
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