WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNemipteridae Regan, 1913

151459  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151459)

accepted
Family
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Tropical and sub-tropical...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Tropical and sub-tropical Indo-West Pacific. Dorsal fin with 10 spines; soft rays 9. Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 7 (Nemipterus virgatus with 8). A filament off upper lobe of caudal fin in some species. Well developed subocular shelf and accessory pelvic keel. Intercalar present. Carnivorous fishes that feed mainly on other small fishes, cephalopods, crustaceans and polychaetes. Protogynous hermaphroditism is reported for some species of Scolopsis. Threadfin breams are an important component of commercial and artisanal fisheries. [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Nemipteridae Regan, 1913. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151459 on 2017-12-13

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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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Tropical and sub-tropical Indo-West Pacific. Dorsal fin with 10 spines; soft rays 9. Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 7 (Nemipterus virgatus with 8). A filament off upper lobe of caudal fin in some species. Well developed subocular shelf and accessory pelvic keel. Intercalar present. Carnivorous fishes that feed mainly on other small fishes, cephalopods, crustaceans and polychaetes. Protogynous hermaphroditism is reported for some species of Scolopsis. Threadfin breams are an important component of commercial and artisanal fisheries. [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwhiptail breamsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorthreadfin breams  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorイトヨリダイ  [details]