WoRMS taxon details

Sternoptychidae Duméril, 1805

125603  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125603)

accepted
Family
Subfamily Maurolicinae Gill, 1885
  » Genus Araiophos Grey, 1961
  » Genus Argyripnus Gilbert & Cramer, 1897
  » Genus Danaphos Bruun, 1931
  » Genus Maurolicus Cocco, 1838
    » Species Maurolicus amethystinopunctatus Cocco, 1838
    » Species Maurolicus australis Hector, 1875
    » Species Maurolicus breviculus Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus imperatorius Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus inventionis Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus japonicus Ishikawa, 1915
    » Species Maurolicus javanicus Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus kornilovorum Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus mucronatus Klunzinger, 1871
    » Species Maurolicus muelleri (Gmelin, 1789)
    » Species Maurolicus parvipinnis Vaillant, 1888
    » Species Maurolicus rudjakovi Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus stehmanni Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus walvisensis Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus weitzmani Parin & Kobyliansky, 1993
    » Species Maurolicus attenuatus Cocco, 1838 accepted as Vinciguerria attenuata (Cocco, 1838)
    » Species Maurolicus lucetius Garman, 1899 accepted as Vinciguerria lucetia (Garman, 1899)
    » Species Maurolicus mülleri (Gmelin, 1789) accepted as Maurolicus muelleri (Gmelin, 1789) (misspelling)
    » Species Maurolicus oculatus Garman, 1899 accepted as Danaphos oculatus (Garman, 1899)
    » Species Maurolicus pennanti (Walbaum, 1792) accepted as Maurolicus muelleri (Gmelin, 1789) (synonym)
    » Species Maurolicus poweriae (Cocco, 1838) accepted as Vinciguerria poweriae (Cocco, 1838)
    » Species Maurolicus tripunctulatus Esmark, 1871 accepted as Valenciennellus tripunctulatus (Esmark, 1871)
  » Genus Sonoda Grey, 1959
    » Species Sonoda megalophthalma Grey, 1959
    » Species Sonoda paucilampa Grey, 1960
  » Genus Thorophos Bruun, 1931
    » Species Thorophos euryops Bruun, 1931
    » Species Thorophos nexilis (Myers, 1932)
  » Genus Valenciennellus Jordan & Evermann, 1896
  » Genus Mauroluccius accepted as Maurolicus Cocco, 1838 (misspelling)
    » Species Mauroluccius mulleri (Gmelin, 1789) accepted as Maurolicus muelleri (Gmelin, 1789) (misspelling)
  » Genus Neophos Myers, 1932 accepted as Thorophos Bruun, 1931
Subfamily Sternoptychinae Duméril, 1805
  » Genus Argyropelecus Cocco, 1829
    » Species Argyropelecus aculeatus Valenciennes, 1850
    » Species Argyropelecus affinis Garman, 1899
    » Species Argyropelecus gigas Norman, 1930
    » Species Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829
    » Species Argyropelecus lychnus Garman, 1899
    » Species Argyropelecus olfersii (Cuvier, 1829)
    » Species Argyropelecus sladeni Regan, 1908
    » Species Argyropelecus amabilis (Ogilby, 1888) accepted as Argyropelecus aculeatus Valenciennes, 1850
    » Species Argyropelecus antrorsospinus Schultz, 1937 accepted as Argyropelecus aculeatus Valenciennes, 1850
    » Species Argyropelecus caninus Garman, 1899 accepted as Argyropelecus aculeatus Valenciennes, 1850
    » Species Argyropelecus durvillei Valenciennes, 1849 accepted as Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829
    » Species Argyropelecus d'Urvillei Valenciennes, 1849 accepted as Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829 (misspelling)
    » Species Argyropelecus hawaiensis Schultz, 1961 accepted as Argyropelecus sladeni Regan, 1908
    » Species Argyropelecus heathi Gilbert, 1905 accepted as Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829
    » Species Argyropelecus hemigymmus Cocco, 1829 accepted as Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829 (misspelling)
    » Species Argyropelecus hemigymnos Cocco, 1829 accepted as Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829 (misspelling)
    » Species Argyropelecus intermedius Clarke, 1878 accepted as Argyropelecus hemigymnus Cocco, 1829
    » Species Argyropelecus lynchus Garman, 1899 accepted as Argyropelecus lychnus Garman, 1899 (misspelling)
    » Species Argyropelecus micracanthus Parr, 1937 accepted as Argyropelecus aculeatus Valenciennes, 1850
    » Species Argyropelecus olfersi (Cuvier, 1829) accepted as Argyropelecus olfersii (Cuvier, 1829) (misspelling)
    » Species Argyropelecus pacificus Schultz, 1961 accepted as Argyropelecus affinis Garman, 1899
  » Genus Polyipnus Günther, 1887
    » Species Polyipnus aquavitus Baird, 1971
    » Species Polyipnus asper Harold, 1994
    » Species Polyipnus asteroides Schultz, 1938
    » Species Polyipnus bruuni Harold, 1994
    » Species Polyipnus clarus Harold, 1994
    » Species Polyipnus danae Harold, 1990
    » Species Polyipnus elongatus Borodulina, 1979
    » Species Polyipnus fraseri Fowler, 1934
    » Species Polyipnus indicus Schultz, 1961
    » Species Polyipnus inermis Borodulina, 1981
    » Species Polyipnus kiwiensis Baird, 1971
    » Species Polyipnus laruei Vourey, Dupoux & Harold, 2017
    » Species Polyipnus laternatus Garman, 1899
    » Species Polyipnus latirastrus Last & Harold, 1994
    » Species Polyipnus limatulus Harold & Wessel, 1998
    » Species Polyipnus matsubarai Schultz, 1961
    » Species Polyipnus meteori Kotthaus, 1967
    » Species Polyipnus notatus Harold, Kemp & Shore, 2016
    » Species Polyipnus nuttingi Gilbert, 1905
    » Species Polyipnus oluolus Baird, 1971
    » Species Polyipnus omphus Baird, 1971
    » Species Polyipnus ovatus Harold, 1994
    » Species Polyipnus parini Borodulina, 1979
    » Species Polyipnus paxtoni Harold, 1989
    » Species Polyipnus polli Schultz, 1961
    » Species Polyipnus ruggeri Baird, 1971
    » Species Polyipnus soelae Harold, 1994
    » Species Polyipnus spinifer Borodulina, 1979
    » Species Polyipnus spinosus Günther, 1887
    » Species Polyipnus stereope Jordan & Starks, 1904
    » Species Polyipnus surugaensis Aizawa, 1990
    » Species Polyipnus tridentifer McCulloch, 1914
    » Species Polyipnus triphanos Schultz, 1938
    » Species Polyipnus unispinus Schultz, 1938
    » Species Polyipnus japonicus Schultz, 1961 accepted as Polyipnus matsubarai Schultz, 1961
    » Species Polyipnus lateratus Garman, 1899 accepted as Polyipnus laternatus Garman, 1899 (misspelling)
    » Species Polyipnus spinosis Günther, 1887 accepted as Polyipnus spinosus Günther, 1887 (misspelling)
    » Species Polyipnus sterope Jordan & Starks, 1904 accepted as Polyipnus stereope Jordan & Starks, 1904 (misspelling)
    » Species Polyipnus trigentifer McCulloch, 1914 accepted as Polyipnus tridentifer McCulloch, 1914 (misspelling)
  » Genus Sternoptyx Hermann, 1781
  » Genus Argyropelachus accepted as Argyropelecus Cocco, 1829 (misspelling)
  » Genus Pleurothyris Lowe, 1843 accepted as Argyropelecus Cocco, 1829
  » Genus Polypnus accepted as Polyipnus Günther, 1887 (misspelling)
    » Species Polypnus spinosus Günther, 1887 accepted as Polyipnus spinosus Günther, 1887 (misspelling)
  » Genus Sternopteryx accepted as Sternoptyx Hermann, 1781 (misspelling)
    » Species Sternopteryx diaphana Hermann, 1781 accepted as Sternoptyx diaphana Hermann, 1781 (misspelling)
    » Species Sternopteryx obscura Garman, 1899 accepted as Sternoptyx obscura Garman, 1899 (misspelling)
    » Species Sternopteryx pseudobscura Baird, 1971 accepted as Sternoptyx pseudobscura Baird, 1971 (misspelling)
  » Genus Sternoptychides Ogilby, 1888 accepted as Argyropelecus Cocco, 1829
marine
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Branchiostegal rays 10, except Sternoptyx with 6; 3 on epihyal....  
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Branchiostegal rays 10, except Sternoptyx with 6; 3 on epihyal. Branchiostegal photophores 3-7 (mode 6). Branchiostegal pseudobranch present.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Sternoptychidae Duméril, 1805. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125603 on 2021-07-31
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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 (Bermuda) Huntting Howell, W.; Krueger, W. H. (1987). Family Sternoptychidae, marine hatchetfishes and related species. In: Biology of midwater fishes of the Bermuda Ocean Acre, Smithsonian contributions to zoology, number 452. . Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D. C. , (452): 32-50 [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). (2021). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2021., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Distribution Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Branchiostegal rays 10, except Sternoptyx with 6; 3 on epihyal. Branchiostegal photophores 3-7 (mode 6). Branchiostegal pseudobranch present.  [details]
LanguageName 
English marine hatchetfishes  [details]
Japanese ムネエソ科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål perlemorfiskfamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk perlemorfiskfamilien  [details]
Swedish pärlemorfiskar  [details]