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Microdesmidae Regan, 1912

151423  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:151423)

accepted
Family
Not documented
Description Distribution: tropical seas. Body elongated to anguilliform. Tip of tongue not lobed. Scales cycloid, small, and embedded...  
Description Distribution: tropical seas. Body elongated to anguilliform. Tip of tongue not lobed. Scales cycloid, small, and embedded in body. Lower jaw jutted and heavy. Dorsal fin long, the spinous and soft dorsal confluent. Dorsal spines 10-28, flexible; soft rays 28-66. Soft rays in anal fin 23-61. Pelvic fins small, originating below pectoral fin base. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 2-4. With 10-16 rays in pectoral fin. Caudal fin separate or confluent with dorsal and anal fins. To 30 cm maximum length. Inhabits shallow waters: coral reefs to muddy estuaries and tidepools; often burrowing in sand and mud.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2018). FishBase. Microdesmidae Regan, 1912. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151423 on 2019-12-07
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2019). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Microdesmidae Regan, 1912. Accessed at: http://marinespecies.org/carms./aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=151423 on 2019-12-07
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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 

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 Distribution: tropical seas. Body elongated to anguilliform. Tip of tongue not lobed. Scales cycloid, small, and embedded in body. Lower jaw jutted and heavy. Dorsal fin long, the spinous and soft dorsal confluent. Dorsal spines 10-28, flexible; soft rays 28-66. Soft rays in anal fin 23-61. Pelvic fins small, originating below pectoral fin base. A single spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 2-4. With 10-16 rays in pectoral fin. Caudal fin separate or confluent with dorsal and anal fins. To 30 cm maximum length. Inhabits shallow waters: coral reefs to muddy estuaries and tidepools; often burrowing in sand and mud.  [details]
 



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English wormfishes  [details]
Japanese オオメワラスボ  [details]
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