WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSolenostomidae Nardo, 1843

154578 (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154578)
accepted
Family
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific region. Short and compressed...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific region. Short and compressed body, bearing large stellate bony plates. First dorsal fin with 5 long weak spines; the second dorsal mounted on a base having 18-23 soft rays. Relatively large pelvic fins opposite first dorsal fin; with 1 spine and 6 soft rays on pelvic fins. Gill openings moderately large. Females with the pelvics forming a brood pouch for incubating eggs. Attains 16 cm maximum length. [details]
Bailly, N. (2015). Solenostomidae. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154578 on 2017-11-23

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2005-04-19 07:59:47Z
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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
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Indo-Pacific region. Short and compressed body, bearing large stellate bony plates. First dorsal fin with 5 long weak spines; the second dorsal mounted on a base having 18-23 soft rays. Relatively large pelvic fins opposite first dorsal fin; with 1 spine and 6 soft rays on pelvic fins. Gill openings moderately large. Females with the pelvics forming a brood pouch for incubating eggs. Attains 16 cm maximum length. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat tropical [details]
 



LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorghost pipefishes  [details]
Japanese Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorカミソリウオ  [details]