Taxon profile



kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes

Scientific synonyms

incl. Astronesthidae, Chauliodontidae, Melanostomiidae

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Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 27

genus Aristostomias Zugmayer, 1913
genus Astronesthes Richardson, 1845
genus Bathophilus Giglioli, 1882
genus Borostomias Regan, 1908
genus Chauliodus Bloch & Schneider, 1801
genus Chirostomias Regan & Trewavas, 1930
genus Echiostoma Lowe, 1843
genus Eupogonesthes Parin & Borodulina, 1993
genus Eustomias Vaillant, 1888
genus Flagellostomias Parr, 1927
genus Grammatostomias Goode & Bean, 1896
genus Heterophotus Regan & Trewavas, 1929
genus Idiacanthus Peters, 1877
genus Leptostomias Gilbert, 1905
genus Malacosteus Ayres, 1848
genus Melanostomias Brauer, 1902
genus Neonesthes Regan & Trewavas, 1929
genus Odontostomias Norman, 1930
genus Opostomias Günther, 1887
genus Pachystomias Günther, 1887
genus Photonectes Günther, 1887
genus Photostomias Collett, 1889
genus Rhadinesthes Regan & Trewavas, 1929
genus Stomias Cuvier, 1816
genus Tactostoma Bolin, 1939
genus Thysanactis Regan & Trewavas, 1930
genus Trigonolampa Regan & Trewavas, 1930

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [6f67ff30-d710-47cf-a285-27d1ac39ad4b]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Stomiidae]
Data retrieved on: 22 January 2015
CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2007): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces), 5. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - stříbrnicotvární (Argentiniformes), ďasové (Lophiiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 91 str. [as Stomiidae]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2013

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase []
[Data retrieved on: 21 March 2007]

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