Taxon profile


Sternoptychidae Rafinesque, 1815

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

genus Araiophos Grey, 1961
genus Argyripnus Gilbert & Cramer, 1897
genus Argyropelecus Cocco, 1829
genus Danaphos Bruun, 1931
genus Maurolicus Cocco, 1838
genus Polyipnus Günther, 1887
genus Sonoda Grey, 1959
genus Sternoptyx Hermann, 1781
genus Thorophos Bruun, 1931
genus Valenciennellus Jordan & Evermann, 1896

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/438]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Sternoptychidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [0fde3b0e-c202-413e-ab5a-5eb9b69c3d6e]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Sternoptychidae]
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 Sternoptychidae]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2013
EN Sheiko B.A. (2013): On family-group names of extant fishes and fish-like vertebrates of the world, Explorations of the fauna of the seas. St. Petersburg: Zoological Institute RAS. Vol. 74 (82). P. 1–204. [as Sternoptychidae Rafinesque, 1815]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 22 March 2007]

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