Ophidiidae

Family in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

AnimaliaChordataActinopterygiiOphidiiformes

  • 54,529

    Occurrences
  • 275

    Species
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Overview

Full Name

Ophidiidae

Common names

  • brotulas eng
  • cusk eels eng
  • cusk-eels eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

Accepted family

Living period

72.1 to 7.246 Ma

Habitat

Marine, Freshwater, Nektobenthic

Georeferenced data

Subordinate taxa

Classification

kingdom
Animalia
phylum
Chordata
class
Actinopterygii
order
Ophidiiformes
family
Ophidiidae
genus
56
species
275
 
complete classification

Description

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Bibliography

Eschmeyer, W. N. (ed). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References.

Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. Zootaxa. 3882(1): 1-230.

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 357-374

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (117239345) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.