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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAploactinidae Jordan & Starks, 1904 
AphiaID: 154253

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 editorScorpaeniformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaenoidei (Suborder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAploactinidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaenoidei
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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Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelvetfishes  [details]
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taxa (26)

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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthosphex Fowler, 1938
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAdventor Whitley, 1952
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAploactis Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAploactisoma Castelnau, 1872
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyaploactis Whitley, 1933
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCocotropus Kaup, 1858
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErisphex Jordan & Starks, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKanekonia Tanaka, 1915
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatsubarichthys Poss & Johnson, 1991
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoaploactis Eschmeyer & Allen, 1978
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaploactis Bleeker, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeristrominous Whitley, 1952
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProsoproctus Poss & Eschmeyer, 1979
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopataecus Johnson, 2004
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPtarmus Smith, 1947
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenopus Richardson, 1848
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenaploactis Poss & Eschmeyer, 1980

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculerosa Whitley, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaploactis Bleeker, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAploactoides Fowler, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErisphex Jordan & Starks, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCoccotropus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCocotropus Kaup, 1858
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCocotropis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCocotropus Kaup, 1858
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorythobatus Cantor, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMinous Cuvier, 1829
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEisphex accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorErisphex Jordan & Starks, 1904
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorKarumba Whitley, 1966 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyaploactis Whitley, 1933
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMembracidichthys Whitley, 1933 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaploactis Bleeker, 1864
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenopus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSthenopus Richardson, 1848
Environment marine, terrestrial
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Pacific and Indian Ocean, mostly in the Indonesian and Australian regions. Body usually velvety due to modified, prickly scales. With knoblike spines on head. Unbranched fin rays. Anal fin spines usually not distinct or lacking. Dorsal fin origin above eye or almost so, except in the genera Adventor and Peristrominous. First 3-5 dorsal fin spines usually appear segregated, either elevated or largely without membrane connection with the rest of the spinous dorsal. The first 3 or 4 spines form a separate fin in four species. Pelvic fin with less than 4 soft rays. Anterior isthmus with fleshy extension in most species. No palatine teeth. No gill slit behind the last arch. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Coastal [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154253
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-18 08:19:08Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2015). Aploactinidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2015) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154253 on 2015-05-05
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