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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPegasidae 
AphiaID: 154575

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 editorGasterosteiformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGasterosteiformes
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 editorseamoths  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus Bleeker, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAcanthopegasus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCataphractus Gronow, 1763 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuropegasus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus Bleeker, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeptopegasus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorParapegasus Duméril (ex Bleeker), 1870 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPégase accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasis accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegassus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPegasus Linnaeus, 1758
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSurypegasus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus Bleeker, 1863
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorZalises accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurypegasus Bleeker, 1863
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Distribution: Indo-West Pacific. Body broad and depressed (aberrant), contained in bony plates. Mouth small and inferior; toothless. Rostrum long and flattened arising from a fusion of the nasals. Jaws protrusible. Gill filaments lobelike and with tufts. Opercle and subopercle very small. Preopercle very much enlarged. Dorsal and anal fins short, spineless and usually with 5 soft rays each. Relatively large and horizontal pectoral fins; unbranched rays 10-18. Pelvics abdominal; spine 1; soft rays 1-3. Caudal fin rays 8; the peduncle quadrangular. Branchiostegal rays 5; filamentous. No supracleithrum and post cleithrum. Circumorbital bones 3; lachrymal bone the largest. Swimm bladder absent. Vertebrae 19-22, first 6 abdominal vertebrae elongated. About 13 cm maximum length. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154575
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2005-04-19 07:59:47Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Pegasidae. 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=154575 on 2014-10-01
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