WoRMS taxon details

Lutjanidae Gill, 1861

151453  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151453)

accepted
Family
Genus Aphareus Cuvier, 1830
Genus Aprion Valenciennes, 1830
Genus Apsilus Valenciennes, 1830
Genus Etelis Cuvier, 1828
Genus Hoplopagrus Gill, 1861
Genus Lipocheilus Anderson, Talwar & Johnson, 1977
Genus Lutjanus Bloch, 1790
Genus Macolor Bleeker, 1860
Genus Ocyurus Gill, 1862
Genus Paracaesio Bleeker, 1874
Genus Parapristipomoides Kami, 1973
Genus Pinjalo Bleeker, 1873
Genus Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852
Genus Randallichthys Anderson, Kami & Johnson, 1977
Genus Rhomboplites Gill, 1862
Genus Symphorichthys Munro, 1967
Genus Symphorus Günther, 1872

Genus Sargus Plumier in Lacepède, 1802 (nomen dubium)

Subfamily Apsilinae Johnson, 1980 accepted as Lutjanidae Gill, 1861
Genus Apsilius accepted as Apsilus Valenciennes, 1830 (misspelling)
Subfamily Etelinae Gill, 1893 accepted as Lutjanidae Gill, 1861
  » Genus Arnillo Jordan, Evermann & Tanaka, 1927 accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852
  » Genus Bowersia Jordan & Evermann, 1903 accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852
  » Genus Caranxomorus Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Coryphaena Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Chaetopterus Schlegel in Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852
  » Genus Erythrobussothen Parr, 1933 accepted as Etelis Cuvier, 1828
  » Genus Eteliscus Jordan & Snyder, 1900 accepted as Doederleinia Steindachner, 1883
  » Genus Platyinius Gill, 1862 accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852 (synonym)
  » Genus Platynius accepted as Platyinius Gill, 1862 accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852 (misspelling)
  » Genus Rooseveltia Jordan & Evermann, 1906 accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852
  » Genus Tropidinius Poey, 1868 accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852
Subfamily Lutjaninae Gill, 1861 accepted as Lutjanidae Gill, 1861
  » Genus Deuteracanthus Fowler, 1944 accepted as Hoplopagrus Gill, 1861
  » Genus Diacope Cuvier, 1815 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790
  » Genus Diacopus accepted as Diacope Cuvier, 1815 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (misspelling)
  » Genus Genyorage accepted as Genyoroge Cantor, 1849 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (misspelling)
  » Genus Genyoroge Cantor, 1849 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (synonym)
  » Genus Jordanichthys Evermann & Clark, 1928 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790
  » Genus Neomaenis Girard, 1858 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (synonym)
  » Genus Neomaensis accepted as Neomaenis Girard, 1858 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (misspelling)
  » Genus Neomaneis accepted as Neomaenis Girard, 1858 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (misspelling)
  » Genus Neomansis accepted as Neomaenis Girard, 1858 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790 (misspelling)
  » Genus Odontonectes Günther, 1859 accepted as Caesio Lacepède, 1801
  » Genus Prionodes Jenyns, 1840 accepted as Serranus Cuvier, 1816
  » Genus Rabirubia Jordan & Fesler, 1893 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790
  » Genus Rhomboplitoides Fowler, 1918 accepted as Lutjanus Bloch, 1790
Genus Paracaescio accepted as Paracaesio Bleeker, 1874 (misspelling)
Genus Paraceasio accepted as Paracaesio Bleeker, 1874 (misspelling)
Subfamily Paradicichthyinae Whitley, 1930 accepted as Lutjanidae Gill, 1861
Genus Pristispomoides accepted as Pristipomoides Bleeker, 1852 (misspelling)
Genus Romboplites accepted as Rhomboplites Gill, 1862 (misspelling)
Genus Sparopsis Kner, 1868 accepted as Aprion Valenciennes, 1830
Genus Symporichthys accepted as Symphorichthys Munro, 1967 (misspelling)
marine, fresh, terrestrial
Description Marine; rarely estuarine. Some species do enter freshwater for feeding. Tropical and subtropical: Atlantic, Indian and...  
Description Marine; rarely estuarine. Some species do enter freshwater for feeding. Tropical and subtropical: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Dorsal fin continuous or slightly notched. Spines in dorsal fin 10-12; soft rays 10-17. Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 7-11. Pelvic fins originating just behind pectoral base. Mouth moderate to large; terminal. Jaws bearing enlarged canine teeth. Palatine teeth small. Vomer usually with small teeth. Maxilla covered by preorbital with the mouth closed. Branchiostegal rays 7. Vertebrae 24 (10 + 14). To about 1 m maximum length. Valued as food fish but sometimes a cause of ciguatera. Generally demersal, down to depths of about 450 m.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Lutjanidae Gill, 1861. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151453 on 2018-05-28
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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]   

basis of record  (ofEtelinae Gill, 1893) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofEtelinae Gill, 1893) 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  (ofLutjaninae Gill, 1861) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofLutjaninae Gill, 1861) 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  (ofParadicichthyinae Whitley, 1930) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofParadicichthyinae Whitley, 1930) 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  (ofApsilinae Johnson, 1980) Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2018). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   

source of synonymy  (ofApsilinae Johnson, 1980) 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] 
From other sources
Description Marine; rarely estuarine. Some species do enter freshwater for feeding. Tropical and subtropical: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Dorsal fin continuous or slightly notched. Spines in dorsal fin 10-12; soft rays 10-17. Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 7-11. Pelvic fins originating just behind pectoral base. Mouth moderate to large; terminal. Jaws bearing enlarged canine teeth. Palatine teeth small. Vomer usually with small teeth. Maxilla covered by preorbital with the mouth closed. Branchiostegal rays 7. Vertebrae 24 (10 + 14). To about 1 m maximum length. Valued as food fish but sometimes a cause of ciguatera. Generally demersal, down to depths of about 450 m.  [details]
 



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