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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPentacerotidae 
AphiaID: 151472

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

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 Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiopterinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvistias Jordan, 1907
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiopterus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParazanclistius Hardy, 1983
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParistiopterus Bleeker, 1876
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceropsis Steindachner, 1883
» Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZanclistius Jordan, 1907
Subfamily Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacerotinae
  » Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros Cuvier, 1829

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEvistius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLatridopsis Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopentaceros Bleeker, 1876 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorQuinquarius accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorUndecimus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentaceros Gray, 1840 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOreaster Müller & Troschel, 1842
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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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-Pacific and southwestern Atlantic. Body moderately deep (Pentaceropsis) to very deep (Pentaceros); strongly compressed. Head bones exposed, rough and striated. Supramaxilla lacking. Dorsal fin having 4-14 strong spines; 9-29 soft rays. With 2-5 strong spines in anal fin; soft rays 7-13. Large pelvic fins. One long and strong spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5. Scales small. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151472
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Pentacerotidae. 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=151472 on 2014-12-28
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