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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDrepaneidae 
AphiaID: 196072

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 editorPerciformes (Order)
Status accepted
Rank Family
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPerciformes
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDrepanidae (Preoccupied name (Lepidoptera))
Source  basis of record (of Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDrepanidae) Eschmeyer, W.: Catalog of fishes; California Academy of Sciences, department Ichtyology., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]

Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsicklefishesUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhooktip moths [from synonym]  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsikelvingar [from synonym]  [details]
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 Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane Cuvier, 1831

Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCryptosmilia accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane Cuvier, 1831
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepanichthys accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane Cuvier, 1831
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpochirus accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpochris Cantor, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane Cuvier, 1831
Genus Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHarpochris Cantor, 1849 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDrepane Cuvier, 1831
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Indo-west Pacific and West Africa. Body deep and laterally compressed. Mouth markedly protractile. Spinal portion of dorsal fin with 13-14 spines, distinct from soft-rayed portion with 19-22 soft rays; anal fin with three spines and 17-19 soft rays; pectoral fins longer than head, falcate; 24 vertebrae. Maxilla distally exposed. Subocular shelf absent. Drepane punctata and D. longimana are only distinguished by color and might be the same species. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:196072
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2005-12-27 19:49:34Z  created  Vanden Berghe, Edward
  
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  Citation: WoRMS (2014). Drepaneidae. 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=196072 on 2014-09-19
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