WoRMS taxon details

Acropomatidae Gill, 1893

151434  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151434)

accepted
Family
marine, brackish
Not documented
Description Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Two dorsal fins, the first with 7-10 spines; the second with or without soine and...  
Description Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Two dorsal fins, the first with 7-10 spines; the second with or without soine and with 8-10 soft rays; anal fin with 2-3 spines and 7-9 soft rays. Seven branchiostegal rays; 25 vertebrae. Opercle with two rounded spines. Lateral line complete. Pelvic fin with one spine and five soft rays. Species of Acropoma with light organs and the anus near the pelvic fin base. Several species only provisionally placed in this family. [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2020). FishBase. Acropomatidae Gill, 1893. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151434 on 2020-12-02
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2005-04-06 10:22:32Z
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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 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 Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. Two dorsal fins, the first with 7-10 spines; the second with or without soine and with 8-10 soft rays; anal fin with 2-3 spines and 7-9 soft rays. Seven branchiostegal rays; 25 vertebrae. Opercle with two rounded spines. Lateral line complete. Pelvic fin with one spine and five soft rays. Species of Acropoma with light organs and the anus near the pelvic fin base. Several species only provisionally placed in this family. [details]
LanguageName 
English temperate ocean-basseslanternbellies  [details]
Japanese ホタルジャコ科  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Acropomatidae USNM 405882 photograph lateral view)
To NMNH Extant Coll...
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