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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitidae 
AphiaID: 151475

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 editorhawkfishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblycirrhitus Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitichthys Bleeker, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitoidea Jenkins, 1903
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitops Smith, 1951
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitus Lacep├Ęde, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCristacirrhitus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprinocirrhites Tanaka, 1917
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIsocirrhitus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorItycirrhitus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocirrhites Castelnau, 1873
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNotocirrhitus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxycirrhites Bleeker, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacirrhites Bleeker, 1874

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblycirrhites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblycirrhitus Gill, 1862
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitus Lacep├Ęde, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitichtys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitichthys Bleeker, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitychthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitichthys Bleeker, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrihitichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitichthys Bleeker, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirritichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCirrhitichthys Bleeker, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCtprinocirrhites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyprinocirrhites Tanaka, 1917
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGymnocirrhites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacirrhites Bleeker, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocirrhitus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeocirrhites Castelnau, 1873
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxycirrhitus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOxycirrhites Bleeker, 1857
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacitthites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacirrhites Bleeker, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParracirrhites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParacirrhites Bleeker, 1874
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocirrhites accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAmblycirrhitus Gill, 1862
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: tropical western and eastern Atlantic, Indian and Pacific (mainly Indo-Pacific). Dorsal fin with 10 spines; soft rays 11-17. Numerous short filaments at the tip of the dorsal spines. Soft rays in anal fin 5-7. Thickened and elongate lower pectoral rays. Scales ctenoid or cycloid. Vertebrae 26-28. About 55 cm maximum length. Usually small and very colorful. Inhabits rocks and corals. All are carnivores of small benthic crustaceans and fishes. The few species studied are protogynous hermaphrodites. Males maintain territories with several females. Cirrus (lat.) = fringe  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151475
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Cirrhitidae. 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=151475 on 2014-08-30
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