WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMoringuidae Gill, 1885

151813  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151813)

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Family
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-Pacific and Western...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-Pacific and Western Atlantic. Body very much elongated and filamentous. Scales absent. Gill openings set low on body. Dorsal and anal fins appearing as low folds far down posterior and united with caudal fin. Pectorals weakly developed, when present. Eyes small underneath skin. Pronounced sexual dimorphism exists, but sometimes there is a problem of establishing conspecificity between the sexes.  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Moringuidae Gill, 1885. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151813 on 2017-12-11

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2005-04-07 10:08:04Z
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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]   
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Distribution: Indo-Pacific and Western Atlantic. Body very much elongated and filamentous. Scales absent. Gill openings set low on body. Dorsal and anal fins appearing as low folds far down posterior and united with caudal fin. Pectorals weakly developed, when present. Eyes small underneath skin. Pronounced sexual dimorphism exists, but sometimes there is a problem of establishing conspecificity between the sexes.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorworm eelsUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorspaghetti eels  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorハリガネウミヘビ  [details]