WoRMS taxon details

Chanidae Günther, 1868

154432  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154432)

accepted
Family
Genus Chanos Lacepède, 1803

Genus Butirinus accepted as Butyrinus Lacepède, 1803 accepted as Albula Scopoli, 1777 (misspelling)
Genus Channo accepted as Chanos Lacepède, 1803 (misspelling)
Genus Lutodeira van Hasselt, 1823 accepted as Chanos Lacepède, 1803
marine, brackish
Description Chiefly marine and brackish; occasionally freshwater. Distribution: Indian and tropical Pacific Oceans. Body fusiform and...  
Description Chiefly marine and brackish; occasionally freshwater. Distribution: Indian and tropical Pacific Oceans. Body fusiform and compressed. Mouth terminal. Upper jaw nonprotrusible. Scales cycloid. Pelvic fin with 11 or 12 rays. Dorsal fin with 13-17 rays. Anal fin with 9-11 rays. Branchiostegal rays 4. Swim bladder present. Attains a maximum length of 1.7 m, but usually to a length of 1 m. Valued as food fish in Southeast Asia, where it is being cultured extensively in ponds. The supply of young chanids for ponds are being caught inshore. No breeding takes place in ponds.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Chanidae Günther, 1868. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154432 on 2018-05-24
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2005-04-18 08:19:08Z
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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
Description Chiefly marine and brackish; occasionally freshwater. Distribution: Indian and tropical Pacific Oceans. Body fusiform and compressed. Mouth terminal. Upper jaw nonprotrusible. Scales cycloid. Pelvic fin with 11 or 12 rays. Dorsal fin with 13-17 rays. Anal fin with 9-11 rays. Branchiostegal rays 4. Swim bladder present. Attains a maximum length of 1.7 m, but usually to a length of 1 m. Valued as food fish in Southeast Asia, where it is being cultured extensively in ponds. The supply of young chanids for ponds are being caught inshore. No breeding takes place in ponds.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English milkfish  [details]
Japanese サバヒー  [details]