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Gempylidae Gill, 1862

125536  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125536)

accepted
Family
Genus Diplospinus Maul, 1948
Genus Epinnula Poey, 1854
Genus Gempylus Cuvier, 1829
Genus Lepidocybium Gill, 1862
Genus Nealotus Johnson, 1865
Genus Neoepinnula Matsubara & Iwai, 1952
Genus Nesiarchus Johnson, 1862
Genus Paradiplospinus Andriashev, 1960
Genus Promethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Rexea Waite, 1911
Genus Ruvettus Cocco, 1833
Genus Thyrsites Lesson, 1831
Genus Thyrsitops Gill, 1862
Genus Tongaichthys Nakamura & Fujii, 1983

Genus Dicrotus Günther, 1860 accepted as Promethichthys Gill, 1893
Genus Leionura Bleeker, 1859 accepted as Thyrsites Lesson, 1831 (synonym)
Genus Prometichthys accepted as Promethichthys Gill, 1893 (misspelling)
marine, brackish
Not documented
Description Usually found in very deep waters. Distribution: tropical and subtropical seas. Body elongate; compressed. Exposed maxilla....  
Description Usually found in very deep waters. Distribution: tropical and subtropical seas. Body elongate; compressed. Exposed maxilla. Usually with isolated finlets after anal and dorsal fins. Pectoral fin inserted low on body. Pelvic fins lacking or very small. Caudal fin present.  [details]
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2021). FishBase. Gempylidae Gill, 1862. Accessed through: Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2021) World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS) at: http://marinespecies.org/DeepSea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125536 on 2022-08-12
Glover, A.G.; Higgs, N.; Horton, T. (2022). World Register of Deep-Sea species (WoRDSS). Gempylidae Gill, 1862. Accessed at: https://marinespecies.org/deepsea/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125536 on 2022-08-12
Date
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2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
created
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z
changed
2021-06-30 08:41:38Z
changed

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 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). (2022). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2022., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
From other sources
Description Usually found in very deep waters. Distribution: tropical and subtropical seas. Body elongate; compressed. Exposed maxilla. Usually with isolated finlets after anal and dorsal fins. Pectoral fin inserted low on body. Pelvic fins lacking or very small. Caudal fin present.  [details]
LanguageName 
English snake mackerels  [details]
Japanese クロタチカマス科  [details]
Norwegian Bokmål havgjeddefamilien  [details]
Norwegian Nynorsk havgjeddefamilien  [details]
Swedish havsgäddfiskar  [details]
To NMNH Extant Collection (Gempylidae RAD111130-001)
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