WoRMS taxon details

Monodactylidae Jordan & Evermann, 1898

151469  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151469)

accepted
Family
Genus Monodactylus Lacepède, 1801
Genus Schuettea Steindachner, 1866

Genus Bramichthys Waite, 1905 accepted as Schuettea Steindachner, 1866
Genus Monodachtylus accepted as Monodactylus Lacepède, 1801 (misspelling)
Genus Psettias Jordan, 1906 accepted as Monodactylus Lacepède, 1801
Genus Psettus Cuvier (ex Commerson), 1829 accepted as Monodactylus Lacepède, 1801
Genus Psettus Commerson in Lacepède, 1801 accepted as Monodactylus Lacepède, 1801 (synonym)
Genus Stromatoidea Castelnau, 1861 accepted as Monodactylus Lacepède, 1801
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Description Chiefly marine and brackish; sometimes entering fresh water. Distribution: west Africa, Indo-Pacific. Body deep and highly...  
Description Chiefly marine and brackish; sometimes entering fresh water. Distribution: west Africa, Indo-Pacific. Body deep and highly compressed. Pelvic fins usually reduced or vestigial. Dorsal fin with the base long and scaly. Spines in dorsal fin 5-8, short and graduated. Anal fin base long; spines 3. Scales cycloid or ctenoid. Often silvery. Valued as aquarium fishes.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Monodactylidae Jordan & Evermann, 1898. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151469 on 2018-06-23
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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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Chiefly marine and brackish; sometimes entering fresh water. Distribution: west Africa, Indo-Pacific. Body deep and highly compressed. Pelvic fins usually reduced or vestigial. Dorsal fin with the base long and scaly. Spines in dorsal fin 5-8, short and graduated. Anal fin base long; spines 3. Scales cycloid or ctenoid. Often silvery. Valued as aquarium fishes.  [details]
 



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