WoRMS taxon details

Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810

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

accepted
Family
Subfamily Brotulinae Swainson, 1838
  » Genus Brotula Cuvier, 1829
    » Species Brotula barbata (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
    » Species Brotula clarkae Hubbs, 1944
    » Species Brotula flaviviridis Greenfield, 2005
    » Species Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula ordwayi Hildebrand & Barton, 1949
    » Species Brotula townsendi Fowler, 1900
    » Species Brotula armata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 accepted as Hoplobrotula armata (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
    » Species Brotula borbonica Kaup, 1858 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 (misspelling)
    » Species Brotula burbonensis Kaup, 1858 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula clarki Hubbs, 1944 accepted as Brotula clarkae Hubbs, 1944 (misspelling)
    » Species Brotula ensiformis Günther, 1862 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula ferruginosus (Tickell, 1888) accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula formosae Jordan & Evermann, 1902 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula imberbis Temminck & Schlegel, 1846 accepted as Sirembo imberbis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
    » Species Brotula japonica Steindachner & Döderlein, 1887 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula jayakari Günther, 1909 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula jerdoni Day, 1888 accepted as Sirembo jerdoni (Day, 1888)
    » Species Brotula marginalis Jenkins, 1901 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula muelleri Günther, 1909 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula multicirrata Vaillant & Sauvage, 1875 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula palmietensis Smith, 1935 accepted as Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
    » Species Brotula piger (Alcock, 1890) accepted as Alionematichthys piger (Alcock, 1890) (misspelling)
Subfamily Brotulotaeniinae Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
  » Genus Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933
  » Genus Brotulaenia accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
    » Species Brotulaenia crassa Parr, 1934 accepted as Brotulotaenia crassa Parr, 1934 (misspelling)
  » Genus Brotulataenia accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
    » Species Brotulataenia brevicauda Cohen, 1974 accepted as Brotulotaenia brevicauda Cohen, 1974 (misspelling)
    » Species Brotulataenia crassa Parr, 1934 accepted as Brotulotaenia crassa Parr, 1934 (misspelling)
    » Species Brotulataenia nielseni Cohen, 1974 accepted as Brotulotaenia nielseni Cohen, 1974 (misspelling)
  » Genus Brotulateania accepted as Brotulotaenia Parr, 1933 (misspelling)
Genus Menziesichthys Nalbant & Mayer, 1971
Subfamily Neobythitinae Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Abyssobrotula Nielsen, 1977
  » Genus Acanthonus Günther, 1878
  » Genus Alcockia Goode & Bean, 1896
  » Genus Apagesoma Carter, 1983
  » Genus Barathrites Zugmayer, 1911
  » Genus Barathrodemus Goode & Bean, 1883
  » Genus Bassogigas Goode & Bean, 1896
    » Species Bassogigas gillii Goode & Bean, 1896
    » Species Bassogigas walkeri Nielsen & Møller, 2011
    » Species Bassogigas aequatoris Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 accepted as Holcomycteronus aequatoris (Smith & Radcliffe, 1913)
    » Species Bassogigas coheni Mayer & Nalbant, 1972 accepted as Spectrunculus crassus (Vaillant, 1888)
    » Species Bassogigas gilli Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Bassogigas gillii Goode & Bean, 1896 (misspelling)
    » Species Bassogigas grandis (Günther, 1877) accepted as Spectrunculus grandis (Günther, 1877)
    » Species Bassogigas koefoedi Nybelin, 1954 accepted as Holcomycteronus squamosus (Roule, 1916)
    » Species Bassogigas profundissimus (Roule, 1913) accepted as Holcomycteronus profundissimus (Roule, 1913)
    » Species Bassogigas squamosus (Roule, 1916) accepted as Holcomycteronus squamosus (Roule, 1916)
  » Genus Bassozetus Gill, 1883
  » Genus Bathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
  » Genus Benthocometes Goode & Bean, 1896
  » Genus Dannevigia Whitley, 1941
    » Species Dannevigia tusca Whitley, 1941
  » Genus Dicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
    » Species Dicrolene filamentosa Garman, 1899
    » Species Dicrolene gregoryi Trotter, 1926
    » Species Dicrolene hubrechti Weber, 1913
    » Species Dicrolene introniger Goode & Bean, 1883
    » Species Dicrolene kanazawai Grey, 1958
    » Species Dicrolene longimana Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Dicrolene mesogramma Shcherbachev, 1980
    » Species Dicrolene multifilis (Alcock, 1889)
    » Species Dicrolene nigra Garman, 1899
    » Species Dicrolene nigricaudis (Alcock, 1891)
    » Species Dicrolene pallidus Hureau & Nielsen, 1981
    » Species Dicrolene pullata Garman, 1899
    » Species Dicrolene quinquarius (Günther, 1887)
    » Species Dicrolene tristis Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Dicrolene vaillanti (Alcock, 1890)
    » Species Dicrolene intronigra Goode & Bean, 1883 accepted as Dicrolene introniger Goode & Bean, 1883 (misspelling)
    » Species Dicrolene longimanus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 accepted as Dicrolene longimana Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 (misspelling)
    » Species Dicrolene quinquaris (Günther, 1887) accepted as Dicrolene quinquarius (Günther, 1887) (misspelling)
  » Genus Enchelybrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Epetriodus Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
  » Genus Eretmichthys Garman, 1899
  » Genus Glyptophidium Alcock, 1889
  » Genus Holcomycteronus Garman, 1899
  » Genus Homostolus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Hoplobrotula Gill, 1863
  » Genus Hypopleuron Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Lamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
  » Genus Leptobrotula Nielsen, 1986
  » Genus Leucicorus Garman, 1899
  » Genus Luciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Mastigopterus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Monomitopus Alcock, 1890
    » Species Monomitopus agassizii (Goode & Bean, 1896)
    » Species Monomitopus americanus (Nielsen, 1971)
    » Species Monomitopus conjugator (Alcock, 1896)
    » Species Monomitopus garmani (Smith & Radcliffe, 1913)
    » Species Monomitopus kumae Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
    » Species Monomitopus longiceps Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Monomitopus magnus Carter & Cohen, 1985
    » Species Monomitopus malispinosus (Garman, 1899)
    » Species Monomitopus metriostoma (Vaillant, 1888)
    » Species Monomitopus microlepis Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Monomitopus nigripinnis (Alcock, 1889)
    » Species Monomitopus pallidus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Monomitopus torvus Garman, 1899
    » Species Monomitopus vitiazi (Nielsen, 1971)
    » Species Monomitopus agassizi (Goode & Bean, 1896) accepted as Monomitopus agassizii (Goode & Bean, 1896) (misspelling)
    » Species Monomitopus nigripinne (Alcock, 1889) accepted as Monomitopus nigripinnis (Alcock, 1889) (misspelling)
    » Species Monomitopus vityazi (Nielsen, 1971) accepted as Monomitopus vitiazi (Nielsen, 1971)
  » Genus Neobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
    » Species Neobythites alcocki Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites analis Barnard, 1927
    » Species Neobythites andamanensis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites australiensis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites bimaculatus Nielsen, 1997
    » Species Neobythites bimarginatus Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979
    » Species Neobythites braziliensis Nielsen, 1999
    » Species Neobythites crosnieri Nielsen, 1995
    » Species Neobythites elongatus Nielsen & Retzer, 1994
    » Species Neobythites fasciatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Neobythites fijiensis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites franzi Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites gilli Goode & Bean, 1885
    » Species Neobythites javaensis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites kenyaensis Nielsen, 1995
    » Species Neobythites longipes Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Neobythites longispinis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites longiventralis Nielsen, 1997
    » Species Neobythites machidai Ohashi, Nielsen & Yabe, 2012
    » Species Neobythites macrocelli Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites macrops Günther, 1887
    » Species Neobythites malayanus Weber, 1913
    » Species Neobythites malhaensis Nielsen, 1995
    » Species Neobythites marginatus Goode & Bean, 1886
    » Species Neobythites marianaensis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites marquesaensis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites meteori Nielsen, 1995
    » Species Neobythites monocellatus Nielsen, 1999
    » Species Neobythites multidigitatus Nielsen, 1999
    » Species Neobythites multiocellatus Nielsen, Uiblein & Mincarone, 2009
    » Species Neobythites multistriatus Nielsen & Quéro, 1991
    » Species Neobythites musorstomi Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites natalensis Nielsen, 1995
    » Species Neobythites neocaledoniensis Nielsen, 1997
    » Species Neobythites nigriventris Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites ocellatus Günther, 1887
    » Species Neobythites pallidus Nielsen, 1997
    » Species Neobythites purus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Neobythites sereti Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites sinensis Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites sivicola (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
    » Species Neobythites soelae Nielsen, 2002
    » Species Neobythites somaliaensis Nielsen, 1995
    » Species Neobythites steatiticus Alcock, 1894
    » Species Neobythites stefanovi Nielsen & Uiblein, 1993
    » Species Neobythites stelliferoides Gilbert, 1890
    » Species Neobythites stigmosus Machida, 1984
    » Species Neobythites trifilis Kotthaus, 1979
    » Species Neobythites unicolor Nielsen & Retzer, 1994
    » Species Neobythites unimaculatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Neobythites vityazi Nielsen, 1995
    » Species Neobythites zonatus Nielsen, 1997
    » Species Neobythites brucei Dollo, 1906 accepted as Holcomycteronus brucei (Dollo, 1906)
    » Species Neobythites conjugator Alcock, 1896 accepted as Monomitopus conjugator (Alcock, 1896)
    » Species Neobythites conjugetur Alcock, 1896 accepted as Monomitopus conjugator (Alcock, 1896) (misspelling)
    » Species Neobythites gillii Goode & Bean, 1885 accepted as Neobythites gilli Goode & Bean, 1885 (misspelling)
    » Species Neobythites grandis (Günther, 1877) accepted as Spectrunculus grandis (Günther, 1877)
    » Species Neobythites multifasciatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 accepted as Neobythites fasciatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913 (misspelling)
    » Species Neobythites nigromaculatus Kamohara, 1938 accepted as Neobythites unimaculatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Neobythites phyllosoma Parr, 1933 accepted as Pycnocraspedum phyllosoma (Parr, 1933)
    » Species Neobythites pterotus Alcock, 1890 accepted as Holcomycteronus pterotus (Alcock, 1890)
    » Species Neobythites robustus Goode & Bean, 1886 accepted as Benthocometes robustus (Goode & Bean, 1886)
    » Species Neobythites sivicolus (Jordan & Snyder, 1901) accepted as Neobythites sivicola (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)
    » Species Neobythites steaticus Alcock, 1894 accepted as Neobythites steatiticus Alcock, 1894 (misspelling)
  » Genus Neobythitoides Nielsen & Machida, 2006
  » Genus Penopus Goode & Bean, 1896
  » Genus Petrotyx Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
  » Genus Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
    » Species Porogadus abyssalis Nybelin, 1957
    » Species Porogadus atripectus Garman, 1899
    » Species Porogadus catena (Goode & Bean, 1885)
    » Species Porogadus gracilis (Günther, 1878)
    » Species Porogadus guentheri Jordan & Fowler, 1902
    » Species Porogadus longiceps Garman, 1899
    » Species Porogadus melampeplus (Alcock, 1896)
    » Species Porogadus melanocephalus (Alcock, 1891)
    » Species Porogadus miles Goode & Bean, 1885
    » Species Porogadus nudus Vaillant, 1888
    » Species Porogadus silus Carter & Sulak, 1984
    » Species Porogadus subarmatus Vaillant, 1888
    » Species Porogadus trichiurus (Alcock, 1890)
    » Species Porogadus breviceps Garman, 1899 accepted as Porogadus catena (Goode & Bean, 1885)
    » Species Porogadus promelas Gilbert, 1892 accepted as Porogadus catena (Goode & Bean, 1885)
    » Species Porogadus rostratus Günther, 1887 accepted as Alcockia rostrata (Günther, 1887)
  » Genus Pycnocraspedum Alcock, 1889
  » Genus Selachophidium Gilchrist, 1903
  » Genus Sirembo Bleeker, 1857
    » Species Sirembo imberbis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
    » Species Sirembo jerdoni (Day, 1888)
    » Species Sirembo metachroma Cohen & Robins, 1986
    » Species Sirembo wami Nielsen, Schwarzhans & Uiblein, 2014
    » Species Sirembo everriculi Whitley, 1936 accepted as Sirembo imberbis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
    » Species Sirembo gnathopus Regan, 1921 accepted as Hoplobrotula gnathopus (Regan, 1921)
    » Species Sirembo grandis Günther, 1877 accepted as Spectrunculus grandis (Günther, 1877)
    » Species Sirembo guentheri Vaillant, 1888 accepted as Bathyonus laticeps (Günther, 1878)
    » Species Sirembo heraldi (Herre, 1953) accepted as Sirembo jerdoni (Day, 1888)
    » Species Sirembo maculata (Kaup, 1858) accepted as Sirembo imberbis (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
    » Species Sirembo marmoratum (Goode & Bean, 1885) accepted as Lepophidium marmoratum (Goode & Bean, 1885)
    » Species Sirembo messieri Günther, 1878 accepted as Cataetyx messieri (Günther, 1878)
    » Species Sirembo metriostoma Vaillant, 1888 accepted as Monomitopus metriostoma (Vaillant, 1888)
    » Species Sirembo microphthalmus Vaillant, 1888 accepted as Penopus microphthalmus (Vaillant, 1888)
    » Species Sirembo muraenolepis Vaillant, 1888 accepted as Benthocometes robustus (Goode & Bean, 1886)
    » Species Sirembo nigripinnis Alcock, 1889 accepted as Monomitopus nigripinnis (Alcock, 1889)
    » Species Sirembo oncerocephalus Vaillant, 1888 accepted as Bassozetus oncerocephalus (Vaillant, 1888)
    » Species Sirembo philippinus (Herre & Herald, 1950) accepted as Sirembo jerdoni (Day, 1888)
  » Genus Spectrunculus Jordan & Thompson, 1914
  » Genus Spottobrotula Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
  » Genus Tauredophidium Alcock, 1890
  » Genus Thalassobathia Cohen, 1963
  » Genus Typhlonus Günther, 1878
  » Genus Ventichthys Nielsen, Møller & Segonzac, 2006
  » Genus Xyelacyba Cohen, 1961
    » Species Xyelacyba myersi Cohen, 1961
  » Genus Bassobythites Brauer, 1906 accepted as Lamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
  » Genus Bathynectes Günther, 1878 accepted as Bathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
  » Genus Brotella Kaup, 1858 accepted as Sirembo Bleeker, 1857
  » Genus Celema Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
  » Genus Dermatorus Alcock, 1890 accepted as Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
  » Genus Dicromita Goode & Bean, 1896 accepted as Monomitopus Alcock, 1890
  » Genus Grimaldichthys Roule, 1913 accepted as Holcomycteronus Garman, 1899
  » Genus Hoprobrotula accepted as Hoplobrotula Gill, 1863 (misspelling)
  » Genus Itatius Matsubara, 1943 accepted as Pycnocraspedum Alcock, 1889
  » Genus Mixonus Günther, 1887 accepted as Bathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
  » Genus Monomeropus Garman, 1899 accepted as Monomitopus Alcock, 1890
  » Genus Monomitopsis accepted as Monomitopus Alcock, 1890 (misspelling)
  » Genus Neobythes accepted as Neobythites Goode & Bean, 1885 (misspelling)
    » Species Neobythes gilli Goode & Bean, 1885 accepted as Neobythites gilli Goode & Bean, 1885 (misspelling)
  » Genus Paradicrolene Alcock, 1889 accepted as Dicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
  » Genus Pseudobythites Meek & Hildebrand, 1928 accepted as Petrotyx Heller & Snodgrass, 1903
  » Genus Pteroidonus Günther, 1887 accepted as Dicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
  » Genus Umalius Herre & Herald, 1950 accepted as Sirembo Bleeker, 1857
  » Genus Volcanus Gosline, 1954 accepted as Luciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Watasea Jordan & Snyder, 1901 accepted as Neobythites Goode & Bean, 1885
Subfamily Ophidiinae Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Cherublemma Trotter, 1926
  » Genus Chilara Jordan & Evermann, 1896
    » Species Chilara taylori (Girard, 1858)
  » Genus Genypterus Philippi, 1857
  » Genus Lepophidium Gill, 1895
    » Species Lepophidium aporrhox Robins, 1961
    » Species Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier, 1829)
    » Species Lepophidium collettei Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium crossotum Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium cultratum Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium entomelan Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium gilmorei Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium gilmori Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium hubbsi Robins & Lea, 1978
    » Species Lepophidium inca Robins & Lea, 1978
    » Species Lepophidium jeannae Fowler, 1941
    » Species Lepophidium kallion Robins, 1959
    » Species Lepophidium marmoratum (Goode & Bean, 1885)
    » Species Lepophidium microlepis (Gilbert, 1890)
    » Species Lepophidium negropinna Hildebrand & Barton, 1949
    » Species Lepophidium pardale (Gilbert, 1890)
    » Species Lepophidium pheromystax Robins, 1960
    » Species Lepophidium profundorum (Gill, 1863)
    » Species Lepophidium prorates (Jordan & Bollman, 1890)
    » Species Lepophidium robustum Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium staurophor Robins, 1959
    » Species Lepophidium stigmatistium (Gilbert, 1890)
    » Species Lepophidium wileyi Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium zophochir Robins, Robins & Brown, 2012
    » Species Lepophidium cervinum (Goode & Bean, 1885) accepted as Lepophidium profundorum (Gill, 1863) (synonym)
    » Species Lepophidium fluminense Miranda Ribeiro, 1903 accepted as Raneya brasiliensis (Kaup, 1856)
    » Species Lepophidium graellsi (Poey, 1861) accepted as Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier, 1829)
  » Genus Ophidion Linnaeus, 1758
    » Species Ophidion antipholus Lea & Robins, 2003
    » Species Ophidion asiro (Jordan & Fowler, 1902)
    » Species Ophidion barbatum Linnaeus, 1758
    » Species Ophidion beani Jordan & Gilbert, 1883
    » Species Ophidion dromio Lea & Robins, 2003
    » Species Ophidion exul Robins, 1991
    » Species Ophidion fulvum (Hildebrand & Barton, 1949)
    » Species Ophidion galeoides (Gilbert, 1890)
    » Species Ophidion genyopus (Ogilby, 1897)
    » Species Ophidion grayi (Fowler, 1948)
    » Species Ophidion guianense Lea & Robins, 2003
    » Species Ophidion holbrookii Putnam, 1874
    » Species Ophidion imitator Lea, 1997
    » Species Ophidion iris Breder, 1936
    » Species Ophidion josephi Girard, 1858
    » Species Ophidion lagochila (Böhlke & Robins, 1959)
    » Species Ophidion lozanoi Matallanas, 1990
    » Species Ophidion marginatum DeKay, 1842
    » Species Ophidion metoecus Robins, 1991
    » Species Ophidion muraenolepis Günther, 1880
    » Species Ophidion nocomis Robins & Böhlke, 1959
    » Species Ophidion puck Lea & Robins, 2003
    » Species Ophidion robinsi Fahay, 1992
    » Species Ophidion rochei Müller, 1845
    » Species Ophidion saldanhai Matallanas & Brito, 1999
    » Species Ophidion scrippsae (Hubbs, 1916)
    » Species Ophidion selenops Robins & Böhlke, 1959
    » Species Ophidion smithi (Fowler, 1934)
    » Species Ophidion welshi (Nichols & Breder, 1922)
    » Species Ophidion barbatus Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ophidion barbatum Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidion beanii Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Ophidion beani Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidion broussoneti Müller, 1845 accepted as Ophidion rochei Müller, 1845
    » Species Ophidion congrus Gronow, 1854 accepted as Ophidion barbatum Linnaeus, 1758
    » Species Ophidion elongatus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1913) accepted as Bassozetus elongatus Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
    » Species Ophidion holbrooki Putnam, 1874 accepted as Ophidion holbrookii Putnam, 1874 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidion imberbe Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Pholis gunnellus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    » Species Ophidion lagocheila (Böhlke & Robins, 1959) accepted as Ophidion lagochila (Böhlke & Robins, 1959)
    » Species Ophidion macrophthalma Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Cepola macrophthalma (Linnaeus, 1758) (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidion macrophthalmum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Cepola macrophthalma (Linnaeus, 1758)
    » Species Ophidion maculatum Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Ophidion barbatum Linnaeus, 1758
    » Species Ophidion nigracauda Breder, 1936 accepted as Ophidion iris Breder, 1936
    » Species Ophidion nigricauda Breder, 1936 accepted as Ophidion iris Breder, 1936 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidion novaculum Harry, 1951 accepted as Chilara taylori (Girard, 1858)
    » Species Ophidion taylori Girard, 1858 accepted as Chilara taylori (Girard, 1858)
  » Genus Otophidium Gill, 1885
    » Species Otophidium chickcharney Böhlke & Robins, 1959
    » Species Otophidium dormitator Böhlke & Robins, 1959
    » Species Otophidium indefatigabile Jordan & Bollman, 1890
    » Species Otophidium omostigma (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
    » Species Otophidium asiro Jordan & Fowler, 1902 accepted as Ophidion asiro (Jordan & Fowler, 1902)
    » Species Otophidium galeoides Gilbert, 1890 accepted as Ophidion galeoides (Gilbert, 1890)
    » Species Otophidium genyopus Ogilby, 1897 accepted as Ophidion genyopus (Ogilby, 1897)
    » Species Otophidium grayi Fowler, 1948 accepted as Ophidion grayi (Fowler, 1948)
    » Species Otophidium omostigmum (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882) accepted as Otophidium omostigma (Jordan & Gilbert, 1882)
    » Species Otophidium schmidti Woods & Kanazawa, 1951 accepted as Parophidion schmidti (Woods & Kanazawa, 1951)
    » Species Otophidium scrippsi Hubbs, 1916 accepted as Ophidion scrippsae (Hubbs, 1916)
    » Species Otophidium smithi Fowler, 1934 accepted as Ophidion smithi (Fowler, 1934)
    » Species Otophidium welshi Nichols & Breder, 1922 accepted as Ophidion josephi Girard, 1858 (synonym)
  » Genus Parophidion Tortonese, 1954
  » Genus Raneya Robins, 1961
  » Genus Xiphiurus Smith, 1847
  » Genus Hoplophycis Kaup, 1858 accepted as Genypterus Philippi, 1857
  » Genus Leptophidium Gill, 1863 accepted as Lepophidium Gill, 1895
  » Genus Lopophidium accepted as Lepophidium Gill, 1895 (misspelling)
  » Genus Ophidium Linnaeus, 1766 accepted as Ophidion Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidium aculeatum Bloch, 1786 accepted as Macrognathus aculeatus (Bloch, 1786) (homonym)
    » Species Ophidium atropurpureum Kittlitz, 1858 accepted as Xiphister atropurpureus (Kittlitz, 1858)
    » Species Ophidium barbatum Linnaeus, 1758 accepted as Ophidion barbatum Linnaeus, 1758 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidium beani Jordan & Gilbert, 1883 accepted as Ophidion holbrookii Putnam, 1874 (synonym)
    » Species Ophidium blacodes Forster, 1801 accepted as Genypterus blacodes (Forster, 1801)
    » Species Ophidium brasiliense Kaup, 1856 accepted as Raneya brasiliensis (Kaup, 1856)
    » Species Ophidium brevibarbe Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier, 1829)
    » Species Ophidium dentatum Cuvier, 1829 accepted as Echiodon dentatus (Cuvier, 1829)
    » Species Ophidium fierasfer Risso, 1827 accepted as Carapus acus (Brünnich, 1768)
    » Species Ophidium fulvescens Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Pholis gunnellus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    » Species Ophidium giganteum Kittlitz, 1858 accepted as Cryptacanthodes giganteus (Kittlitz, 1858)
    » Species Ophidium giganteus Kittlitz, 1858 accepted as Cryptacanthodes giganteus (Kittlitz, 1858) (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidium graellsi Poey, 1861 accepted as Lepophidium brevibarbe (Cuvier, 1829)
    » Species Ophidium holbrookii Putnam, 1874 accepted as Ophidion holbrookii Putnam, 1874 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidium imberbe Cuvier, 1815 accepted as Carapus acus (Brünnich, 1768)
    » Species Ophidium maculatum Tschudi, 1846 accepted as Genypterus maculatus (Tschudi, 1846)
    » Species Ophidium maculatum Rafinesque, 1810 accepted as Ophidion barbatum Linnaeus, 1758
    » Species Ophidium marginatum DeKay, 1842 accepted as Ophidion marginatum DeKay, 1842 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidium mucronatum Mitchill, 1815 accepted as Pholis gunnellus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    » Species Ophidium muraenolepis Günther, 1880 accepted as Ophidion muraenolepis Günther, 1880 (misspelling)
    » Species Ophidium ocellatum Tilesius, 1811 accepted as Opisthocentrus ocellatus (Tilesius, 1811)
    » Species Ophidium pellucidum Couch, 1832 accepted as Conger conger (Linnaeus, 1758) (synonym)
    » Species Ophidium stigma Lay & Bennett, 1839 accepted as Gymnelus viridis (Fabricius, 1780)
    » Species Ophidium unernak Lacepède, 1800 accepted as Gymnelus viridis (Fabricius, 1780)
    » Species Ophidium vassali Risso, 1810 accepted as Parophidion vassali (Risso, 1810)
    » Species Ophidium viride Fabricius, 1780 accepted as Gymnelus viridis (Fabricius, 1780)
  » Genus Paraphidion accepted as Parophidion Tortonese, 1954 (misspelling)
  » Genus Rissola Jordan & Evermann, 1896 accepted as Ophidion Linnaeus, 1758
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
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. (2020). FishBase. Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125505 on 2020-10-29
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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 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). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
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]
LanguageName 
English cusk-eels  [details]
Japanese アシロ科  [details]
Ophidiidae, 1526-1861 m Barracuda Bank, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.
 

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