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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAploactinidae 
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) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaeniformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaenoidei (Suborder)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorScorpaenoidei
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]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelvetfishes  [details]
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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
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAploactisoma
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyaploactis
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
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMatsubarichthys
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNeoaploactis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaploactis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPeristrominous
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorProsoproctus
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudopataecus
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

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAniculerosa accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaploactis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAploactoides 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 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMinous Cuvier & Valenciennes, 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 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathyaploactis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMembracidichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParaploactis
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorStenopus Richardson, 1848 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 
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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
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2005-04-18 08:19:08Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Aploactinidae. 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=154253 on 2014-08-28
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