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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPempheridae 
AphiaID: 151460

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 editorPempheridae (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]

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapriacanthus Steindachner, 1870
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPempheris Cuvier, 1829

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLiopempheris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPempheris Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapempheris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapriacanthus Steindachner, 1870
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPempherichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapriacanthus Steindachner, 1870
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPimepheris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPempheris Cuvier, 1829
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: western Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Body deep; compressed. Maxillae not extending beyond center of eye. Smooth preorbital. Eyes big, lacking adipose lid. Dorsal fin short, with origin before middle of body. Dorsal fin with 4-7 graduated spines; soft rays 7-12. Anal fin with usually 3 (very rarely 2) spines and 17-45 soft rays. Scales along lateral line usually 40-82; the tubes usually short and wide. Long gillrakers, usually 25-31. A few species with luminiscent organs. Pyloric caeca 9 or 10. Swim bladder present in all but one species. Vertebrae 25 (10 + 15). To about 30 cm maximum length.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151460
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Pempheridae. 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=151460 on 2014-12-22
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