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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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathidae (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]

Vernacular
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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorjawfishes  [details]
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taxa (13)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchistium accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLonchopisthus Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerogymnoides Whitley, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerogymnus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOphisthognathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognatus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpisthognothus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistignathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStalix Jordan & Snyder, 1902
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTandya accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUpsilonognathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpistognathus Cuvier, 1816
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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From other sources
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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151443
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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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 2014-12-25
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