WoRMS taxon details

Opistognathidae Bonaparte, 1835

151443  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151443)

accepted
Family
Genus Lonchopisthus Gill, 1862
Genus Opisthognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Opisthognathus scops
  » Species Opisthognathus aurifrons (Jordan & Thompson, 1905) accepted as Opistognathus aurifrons (Jordan & Thompson, 1905) (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus cuvieri Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Opistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus cuvieri Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Opistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
  » Species Opisthognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1840 accepted as Opistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836 (synonym)
  » Species Opisthognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878 accepted as Opistognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus fasciatum Longley & Hildebrand, 1940 accepted as Opistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
  » Species Opisthognathus hongkongiensis Chan, 1968 accepted as Opistognathus hongkongiensis Chan, 1968 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus inornatus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887 accepted as Opistognathus inornatus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881 accepted as Opistognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 accepted as Opistognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus macrolepis Peters, 1866 accepted as Opistognathus macrolepis Peters, 1866 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus macrops Poey, 1860 accepted as Opistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
  » Species Opisthognathus macrostomus Smith, 1935 accepted as Opistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
  » Species Opisthognathus maxillosus Poey, 1860 accepted as Opistognathus maxillosus Poey, 1860 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus megastoma Günther, 1860 accepted as Opistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
  » Species Opisthognathus micrognathus Poey, 1860 accepted as Lonchopisthus micrognathus (Poey, 1860)
  » Species Opisthognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888 accepted as Opistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830 accepted as Opistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus ocellatus Ehrenberg, 1836 accepted as Opistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus papuensis Bleeker, 1868 accepted as Opistognathus papuensis Bleeker, 1868 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus punctatus Peters, 1869 accepted as Opistognathus punctatus Peters, 1869 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus reticulata (McKay, 1969) accepted as Opistognathus reticulatus (McKay, 1969) (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus rhomaleus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 accepted as Opistognathus rhomaleus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus rosenbergi Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Opistognathus rosenbergii Bleeker, 1856 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus sonneratii Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Opistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830 (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus suluensis Herre, 1933 accepted as Opistognathus castelnaui Bleeker, 1860
  » Species Opisthognathus versluysi Weber, 1913 accepted as Stalix versluysi (Weber, 1913)
  » Species Opisthognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927) accepted as Opistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927) (misspelling)
  » Species Opisthognathus whitehurstii (Longley, 1927) accepted as Opistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927) (misspelling)
Genus Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816
  » Species Opistognathus adelus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
  » Species Opistognathus afer Smith-Vaniz, 2010
  » Species Opistognathus albicaudatus Smith-Vaniz, 2011
  » Species Opistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz, 2004
  » Species Opistognathus aurifrons (Jordan & Thompson, 1905)
  » Species Opistognathus brasiliensis Smith-Vaniz, 1997
  » Species Opistognathus brochus Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
  » Species Opistognathus castelnaui Bleeker, 1860
  » Species Opistognathus crassus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
  » Species Opistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836
  » Species Opistognathus cyanospilotus Smith-Vaniz, 2009
  » Species Opistognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878
  » Species Opistognathus decorus Smith-Vaniz & Yoshino, 1985
  » Species Opistognathus dendriticus (Jordan & Richardson, 1908)
  » Species Opistognathus dipharus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
  » Species Opistognathus elizabethensis Smith-Vaniz, 2004
  » Species Opistognathus evermanni (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)
  » Species Opistognathus eximius (Ogilby, 1908)
  » Species Opistognathus fenmutis Acero P. & Franke, 1993
  » Species Opistognathus fossoris Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
  » Species Opistognathus galapagensis Allen & Robertson, 1991
  » Species Opistognathus gilberti Böhlke, 1967
  » Species Opistognathus hongkongiensis Chan, 1968
  » Species Opistognathus hopkinsi (Jordan & Snyder, 1902)
  » Species Opistognathus inornatus Ramsay & Ogilby, 1887
  » Species Opistognathus iyonis (Jordan & Thompson, 1913)
  » Species Opistognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881
  » Species Opistognathus latitabundus (Whitley, 1937)
  » Species Opistognathus leprocarus Smith-Vaniz, 1997
  » Species Opistognathus liturus Smith-Vaniz & Yoshino, 1985
  » Species Opistognathus lonchurus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
  » Species Opistognathus longinaris Smith-Vaniz, 2010
  » Species Opistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
  » Species Opistognathus macrolepis Peters, 1866
  » Species Opistognathus margaretae Smith-Vaniz, 1983
  » Species Opistognathus maxillosus Poey, 1860
  » Species Opistognathus megalepis Smith-Vaniz, 1972
  » Species Opistognathus melachasme Smith-Vaniz, 1972
  » Species Opistognathus mexicanus Allen & Robertson, 1991
  » Species Opistognathus muscatensis Boulenger, 1888
  » Species Opistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
  » Species Opistognathus nothus Smith-Vaniz, 1997
  » Species Opistognathus panamaensis Allen & Robertson, 1991
  » Species Opistognathus papuensis Bleeker, 1868
  » Species Opistognathus pardus Smith-Vaniz, Bineesh & Akhilesh, 2012
  » Species Opistognathus punctatus Peters, 1869
  » Species Opistognathus randalli Smith-Vaniz, 2009
  » Species Opistognathus reticeps Smith-Vaniz, 2004
  » Species Opistognathus reticulatus (McKay, 1969)
  » Species Opistognathus rhomaleus Jordan & Gilbert, 1882
  » Species Opistognathus robinsi Smith-Vaniz, 1997
  » Species Opistognathus rosenbergii Bleeker, 1856
  » Species Opistognathus rosenblatti Allen & Robertson, 1991
  » Species Opistognathus rufilineatus Smith-Vaniz & Allen, 2007
  » Species Opistognathus scops (Jenkins & Evermann, 1889)
  » Species Opistognathus seminudus Smith-Vaniz, 2004
  » Species Opistognathus signatus Smith-Vaniz, 1997
  » Species Opistognathus simus Smith-Vaniz, 2010
  » Species Opistognathus smithvanizi Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
  » Species Opistognathus solorensis Bleeker, 1853
  » Species Opistognathus stigmosus Smith-Vaniz, 2004
  » Species Opistognathus trimaculatus Hiramatsu & Endo, 2013
  » Species Opistognathus variabilis Smith-Vaniz, 2009
  » Species Opistognathus verecundus Smith-Vaniz, 2004
  » Species Opistognathus walkeri Bussing & Lavenberg, 2003
  » Species Opistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927)
  » Species Opistognathus cuvieri Valenciennes, 1836 accepted as Opistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes, 1836 (misspelling)
  » Species Opistognathus darwinensis MacLeay, 1878 accepted as Opistognathus darwiniensis MacLeay, 1878 (misspelling)
  » Species Opistognathus jacksiensis MacLeay, 1881 accepted as Opistognathus jacksoniensis MacLeay, 1881 (misspelling)
  » Species Opistognathus latitabunda (Whitley, 1937) accepted as Opistognathus latitabundus (Whitley, 1937) (misspelling)
  » Species Opistognathus rosenbergi Bleeker, 1856 accepted as Opistognathus rosenbergii Bleeker, 1856 (misspelling)
  » Species Opistognathus scaphiurus Goode & Bean, 1882 accepted as Opistognathus macrognathus Poey, 1860
  » Species Opistognathus sonneratii Cuvier, 1816 accepted as Opistognathus nigromarginatus Rüppell, 1830
  » Species Opistognathus whitehurstii (Longley, 1927) accepted as Opistognathus whitehursti (Longley, 1927) (misspelling)
Genus Stalix Jordan & Snyder, 1902

Genus Lonchistium Myers, 1935 accepted as Lonchopisthus Gill, 1862
Genus Merogymnoides Whitley, 1966 accepted as Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816 (synonym)
Genus Merogymnus Ogilby, 1908 accepted as Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Ophisthognathus accepted as Opisthognathus Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Opisthognatus accepted as Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Opisthognothus accepted as Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Opistignathus accepted as Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Tandya Whitley, 1930 accepted as Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Upsilonognathus Fowler, 1946 accepted as Opistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Description Distribution: western and central Atlantic, Indian Ocean, and Gulf of California. Scales cycloid. Head naked....  
Description 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Opistognathidae Bonaparte, 1835. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151443 on 2018-04-20
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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
Description 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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English jawfishes  [details]
Japanese アゴアマダイ  [details]