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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathidae Bleeker, 1853 
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) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorActinopteri (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPercoidei (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPercoidei
Sources  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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English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorknifejaws  [details]
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 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 editorIchthyorhamphos Castelnau, 1861 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathus Richardson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIchthyorhamphus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIchthyorhamphos Castelnau, 1861 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 Temminck & Schlegel, 1844 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOplegnathus Richardson, 1840
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScarostoma Kner, 1867 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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Date   action   by
2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2015). Oplegnathidae Bleeker, 1853. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151474 on 2015-06-02
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