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Taxon profile

family

lightfishes
Phosichthyidae S.H. Weitzman, 1974

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

Scientific synonyms

Photichthyidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

genus Ichthyococcus Bonaparte, 1840
genus Phosichthys Hutton, 1872
genus Pollichthys Grey, 1959
genus Polymetme McCulloch, 1926
genus Vinciguerria Jordan & Evermann in Goode & Bean, 1896
genus Woodsia Grey, 1959
genus Yarrella Goode & Bean, 1896

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/499]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [http://aquatab.net] [as Phosichthyidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
EN Australian Faunal Directory [5bede9ac-1d90-42c6-b237-13b9aa53bed5]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [https://biodiversity.org.au/afd/home], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Phosichthyidae]
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 Phosichthyidae]
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 Phosichthyidae S.H. Weitzman, 1974]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 24 May 2007]

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