WoRMS taxon details

Bembridae Kaup, 1873

154662  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:154662)

accepted
Family
Not documented
Description Indo-Pacifc from South Africa to Gulf of Aden, Japan, Hawaii and the Nasca Ridge off Peru. Body elongated and cylindrical,...  
Description Indo-Pacifc from South Africa to Gulf of Aden, Japan, Hawaii and the Nasca Ridge off Peru. Body elongated and cylindrical, covered with ctenoid scales; head moderately depressed; large mouth with fine teeth on jaws, vomer and palatines. Pelvics with one spine and five soft rays, below pectoral base; two dorsal fins well separated; spinous dorsal fin with 9-11 spines, not preceded by an isolated spine. Vertebrae 26-27. Lateral line complete. No swimbladder. Mostly small red fishes occurring in deeper water (150-665 m) than other flatheads.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Bembridae Kaup, 1873. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=154662 on 2018-10-23
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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. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 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]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Indo-Pacifc from South Africa to Gulf of Aden, Japan, Hawaii and the Nasca Ridge off Peru. Body elongated and cylindrical, covered with ctenoid scales; head moderately depressed; large mouth with fine teeth on jaws, vomer and palatines. Pelvics with one spine and five soft rays, below pectoral base; two dorsal fins well separated; spinous dorsal fin with 9-11 spines, not preceded by an isolated spine. Vertebrae 26-27. Lateral line complete. No swimbladder. Mostly small red fishes occurring in deeper water (150-665 m) than other flatheads.  [details]
 



LanguageName 
English deepwater flatheads  [details]
Japanese アカゴチ  [details]