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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathidae 
AphiaID: 151474

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)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Source  basis of record Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., 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 editorknifejaws  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIchthyorhamphus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathus Richardson, 1840

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHoplegnathus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathus Richardson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOpleganthus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathus Richardson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScaradon accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathus Richardson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarostoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathus Richardson, 1840
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Japan, southern half of Australia to Tasmania, Galapagos and Peru, and South Africa. Teeth fused forming a parrotlike beak in adults. Low spinous dorsal fin in adults. Spinous and soft dorsal fin about the same height and are countinuous in juveniles. Spines in dorsal fin 11 or 12; soft rays 11-22. Three spines in anal fin; 11-16 soft rays. Very small scales. About 0.9 m maximum length.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151474
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Oplegnathidae. 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=151474 on 2014-08-21
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