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Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810

125505  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125505)

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  1. Subfamily Brotulinae Swainson, 1838
    1. Genus Brotula Cuvier, 1829
  2. Subfamily Brotulotaeniinae Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
    1. Genus Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933
    2. Genus Brotulaenia accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
    3. Genus Brotulataenia accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
    4. Genus Brotulateania accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
  3. Genus Menziesichthys Nalbant & Mayer, 1971
  4. Subfamily Neobythitinae Radcliffe, 1913
    1. Genus Abyssobrotula Nielsen, 1977
    2. Genus Acanthonus Günther, 1878
    3. Genus Alcockia Goode & Bean, 1896
    4. Genus Apagesoma Carter, 1983
    5. Genus Barathrites Zugmayer, 1911
    6. Genus Barathrodemus Goode & Bean, 1883
    7. Genus Bassogigas Goode & Bean, 1896
    8. Genus Bassozetus Gill, 1883
    9. Genus Bathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
    10. Genus Benthocometes Goode & Bean, 1896
    11. Genus Dannevigia Whitley, 1941
    12. Genus Dicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
    13. Genus Enchelybrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    14. Genus Epetriodus Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
    15. Genus Eretmichthys Garman, 1899
    16. Genus Glyptophidium Alcock, 1889
    17. Genus Holcomycteronus Garman, 1899
    18. Genus Homostolus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    19. Genus Hoplobrotula Gill, 1863
    20. Genus Hypopleuron Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    21. Genus Lamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
    22. Genus Leptobrotula Nielsen, 1986
    23. Genus Leucicorus Garman, 1899
    24. Genus Luciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    25. Genus Mastigopterus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    26. Genus Monomitopus Alcock, 1890
    27. Genus Neobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
    28. Genus Neobythitoides Nielsen & Machida, 2006
    29. Genus Penopus Goode & Bean, 1896
    30. Genus Petrotyx Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
    31. Genus Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
    32. Genus Pycnocraspedum Alcock, 1889
    33. Genus Selachophidium Gilchrist, 1903
    34. Genus Sirembo Bleeker, 1857
    35. Genus Spectrunculus Jordan & Thompson, 1914
    36. Genus Spottobrotula Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
    37. Genus Tauredophidium Alcock, 1890
    38. Genus Tenuicephalus Schwarzhans & Møller, 2021
    39. Genus Thalassobathia Cohen, 1963
    40. Genus Typhlonus Günther, 1878
    41. Genus Ventichthys Nielsen, Møller & Segonzac, 2006
    42. Genus Xyelacyba Cohen, 1961
    43. Genus Bassobythites Brauer, 1906 accepted as Lamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
    44. Genus Bathynectes Günther, 1878 accepted as Bathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
    45. Genus Brotella Kaup, 1858 accepted as Sirembo Bleeker, 1857
    46. Genus Celema Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
    47. Genus Dermatorus Alcock, 1890 accepted as Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
    48. Genus Dicromita Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Monomitopus Alcock, 1890
    49. Genus Grimaldichthys Roule, 1913 accepted as Holcomycteronus Garman, 1899
    50. Genus Hoprobrotula accepted as Hoplobrotula Gill, 1863 (misspelling)
    51. Genus Itatius Matsubara, 1943 accepted as Pycnocraspedum Alcock, 1889
    52. Genus Mixonus Günther, 1887 accepted as Bathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
    53. Genus Monomeropus Garman, 1899 accepted as Monomitopus Alcock, 1890
    54. Genus Monomitopsis accepted as Monomitopus Alcock, 1890 (misspelling)
    55. Genus Neobythes accepted as Neobythites Goode & Bean, 1885 (misspelling)
    56. Genus Paradicrolene Alcock, 1889 accepted as Dicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
    57. Genus Poragadus accepted as Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
    58. Genus Pseudobythites Meek & Hildebrand, 1928 accepted as Petrotyx Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
    59. Genus Pteroidonus Günther, 1887 accepted as Dicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
    60. Genus Umalius Herre & Herald, 1950 accepted as Sirembo Bleeker, 1857
    61. Genus Volcanus Gosline, 1954 accepted as Luciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    62. Genus Watasea Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Neobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
  5. Subfamily Ophidiinae Rafinesque, 1810
    1. Genus Cherublemma Trotter, 1926
    2. Genus Chilara Jordan & Evermann, 1896
    3. Genus Genypterus Philippi, 1857
    4. Genus Lepophidium Gill, 1895
    5. Genus Ophidion Linnaeus, 1758
    6. Genus Otophidium Gill, 1885
    7. Genus Parophidion Tortonese, 1954
    8. Genus Raneya Robins, 1961
    9. Genus Xiphiurus Smith, 1847
    10. Genus Brotuloides Robins, 1961 accepted as Cherublemma Trotter, 1926
    11. Genus Hoplophycis Kaup, 1858 accepted as Genypterus Philippi, 1857
    12. Genus Leptophidium Gill, 1863 accepted as Lepophidium Gill, 1895
    13. Genus Lopophidium accepted as Lepophidium Gill, 1895 (misspelling)
    14. Genus Ophidium Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Ophidion Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
    15. Genus Paraphidion accepted as Parophidion Tortonese, 1954 (misspelling)
    16. Genus Rissola Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Ophidion Linnaeus, 1758
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
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Description Chiefly marine (rarely freshwater). Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Anus and anal fin origin usually...  
Description Chiefly marine (rarely freshwater). Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Anus and anal fin origin usually posterior to pectoral fin tip. Anal fin rays usually of the same length or shorter than opposing dorsal fin rays. Scales present. One or more opercular spines in some. Supramaxillary present. Vexillum lacking in larvae. Pelvics usually present. About 1.5 m maximum length.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125505 on 2024-05-24
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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] 

context source (PeRMS) Chirichigno, N.; Cornejo, M. (2001). Catálogo comentado de los peces marinos del Perú. <em>2ª ed. Instituto del Mar de Perú. Publicación Especial. Callao.</em> 314 p. [details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2024). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2024., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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Description Chiefly marine (rarely freshwater). Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Anus and anal fin origin usually posterior to pectoral fin tip. Anal fin rays usually of the same length or shorter than opposing dorsal fin rays. Scales present. One or more opercular spines in some. Supramaxillary present. Vexillum lacking in larvae. Pelvics usually present. About 1.5 m maximum length.  [details]
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