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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomidae 
AphiaID: 154576

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 editorSyngnathiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomidae (Family)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSyngnathiformes
Source  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 editortrumpetfishes  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus Lacepède, 1803

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostamus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostoma accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus Lacepède, 1803
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolypterichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAulostomus Lacepède, 1803
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: tropical Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. Compressed and elongate body; scaly. Lower jaw with fleshy barbel at the tip. A series of 8-12 isolated dorsal spines preceeding a soft dorsal fin having 23-28 rays. Anal fin with 25-28 fin rays. Anus and pelvics far apart. Rounded caudal fin. Well developed lateral line. Abdominal vertebrae with 2 equal lateral extensions. Body musculature supported by bony struts that appear interwoven. Total vertebrae 59-64: abdominal 24-26 and caudal 35-38. Predaceous. Usually occuring on reefs alongside larger fish or in a head-down vertical orientation. Recorded maximum length 80 cm.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154576
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2005-04-19 07:59:47Z  created  Appeltans, Ward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Aulostomidae. 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=154576 on 2014-11-23
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