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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentridae 
AphiaID: 152007

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 editorClupeiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClupeiformes
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 editorwolf herring  [details]
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 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
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentris accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChirocentrus Cuvier, 1816
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
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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]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:152007
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2005-04-07 10:08:04Z  created  Claus, Simon
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Chirocentridae. 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=152007 on 2014-07-14
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