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Alepocephalidae Bonaparte, 1846

125507  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125507)

accepted
Family
Bathylaconidae · unaccepted (Merged with Alepocephalidae in...)  
Merged with Alepocephalidae in Alepocephaliformes.
Leptochilichthyidae Marshall, 1966 · unaccepted (Merged with Alepocephalidae in...)  
Merged with Alepocephalidae in Alepocephaliformes.

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  1. Genus Alepocephalus Risso, 1820
  2. Genus Asquamiceps Zugmayer, 1911
  3. Genus Aulastomatomorpha Alcock, 1890
  4. Genus Bajacalifornia Townsend & Nichols, 1925
  5. Genus Bathylaco Goode & Bean, 1896
  6. Genus Bathyprion Marshall, 1966
  7. Genus Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
  8. Genus Conocara Goode & Bean, 1896
  9. Genus Einara Parr, 1951
  10. Genus Herwigia Nielsen, 1972
  11. Genus Leptochilichthys Garman, 1899
  12. Genus Leptoderma Vaillant, 1886
  13. Genus Microphotolepis Sazonov & Parin, 1977
  14. Genus Mirognathus Parr, 1951
  15. Genus Narcetes Alcock, 1890
  16. Genus Photostylus Beebe, 1933
  17. Genus Rinoctes Parr, 1952
  18. Genus Rouleina Jordan, 1923
  19. Genus Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896
  20. Genus Xenodermichthys Günther, 1878
  21. Genus Alepocphalus accepted as Alepocephalus Risso, 1820 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  22. Genus Aleposomus Gill, 1884 accepted as Xenodermichthys Günther, 1878
  23. Genus Asquamisceps accepted as Asquamiceps Zugmayer, 1911 (misspelling)
  24. Genus Aulostomatomorpha accepted as Aulastomatomorpha Alcock, 1890 (misspelling)
  25. Genus Bathtroctes accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878 (misspelling)
  26. Genus Bathyroctes accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878 (misspelling)
  27. Genus Bellocia Parr, 1951 accepted as Narcetes Alcock, 1890
  28. Genus Binghamia Parr, 1937 accepted as Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896
  29. Genus Binghamichthys Whitley, 1941 accepted as Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896 (synonym)
  30. Genus Caudania Roule, 1935 accepted as Rouleina Jordan, 1923
  31. Genus Ericara Gill & Townsend, 1897 accepted as Conocara Goode & Bean, 1896
  32. Genus Grimatroctes Parr, 1952 accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
  33. Genus Lepogenys Parr, 1951 accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
  34. Genus Macromastax Beebe, 1933 accepted as Bathylaco Goode & Bean, 1896
  35. Genus Nemabathytroctes Fowler, 1934 accepted as Talismania Goode & Bean, 1896
  36. Genus Nomoctes Parr, 1952 accepted as Bathytroctes Günther, 1878
  37. Genus Roulenia accepted as Rouleina Jordan, 1923 (misspelling)
  38. Genus Roulina accepted as Rouleina Jordan, 1923 (unaccepted > misspelling - incorrect subsequent spelling)
  39. Genus Torictus Parr, 1951 accepted as Einara Parr, 1951 (synonym)
  40. Genus Xenognathus Gilbert, 1915 accepted as Conocara Goode & Bean, 1896
marine, terrestrial
Not documented
Distribution Distribution: all oceans. Usually small teeth. Long and numerous gill rakers. No shoulder sac apparatus. 5-10...  
Distribution Distribution: all oceans. Usually small teeth. Long and numerous gill rakers. No shoulder sac apparatus. 5-10 branchiostegal rays. Most common in depths below 1000 m.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2024). FishBase. Alepocephalidae Bonaparte, 1846. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125507 on 2024-06-19
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
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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] 

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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Distribution Distribution: all oceans. Usually small teeth. Long and numerous gill rakers. No shoulder sac apparatus. 5-10 branchiostegal rays. Most common in depths below 1000 m.  [details]
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English slickheadsleptochilichthyids [from synonym]  [details]
Japanese セキトリイワシ科  [details]
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