WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentridae Bleeker, 1849

152007 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152007)
accepted
Family
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentrus Cuvier, 1816

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentreus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentrus Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentrus Cuvier, 1816 (misspelling)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Indian Ocean (West to South...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Indian Ocean (West to South Africa and the Red Sea) and western Pacific (Japan to New South Wales). Body elongate and compressed. Jaws with fanglike teeth. Intestine with spiral valve. Gill rakers 17-22. Pyloric caeca absent. Scales small. Dorsal fin rays 16-18. Pectoral fin rays 13-15. Branchiostegal rays 6-8. Vertebrae 70-74. Attains 3.6 m maximum length. Ravenous carnivores. Monotypic, but some authors recognize one more species.  [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Chirocentridae Bleeker, 1849. 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=152007 on 2017-11-25

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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 editorDistribution Distribution: Indian Ocean (West to South Africa and the Red Sea) and western Pacific (Japan to New South Wales). Body elongate and compressed. Jaws with fanglike teeth. Intestine with spiral valve. Gill rakers 17-22. Pyloric caeca absent. Scales small. Dorsal fin rays 16-18. Pectoral fin rays 13-15. Branchiostegal rays 6-8. Vertebrae 70-74. Attains 3.6 m maximum length. Ravenous carnivores. Monotypic, but some authors recognize one more species.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorwolf herring  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorオキイワシ  [details]