WoRMS taxon details

Aulostomidae Rafinesque, 1815

154576  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154576)

accepted
Family
Distribution Distribution: tropical Atlantic and Indo-Pacific. Compressed and elongate body; scaly. Lower jaw with fleshy barbel at the...  
Distribution 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]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Aulostomidae Rafinesque, 1815. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154576 on 2018-05-28
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2005-04-19 07:59:47Z
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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
Distribution 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]
 



LanguageName 
English trumpetfishes  [details]
Japanese ヘラヤガラ  [details]