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Taxon profile

family

needlefishes
Belonidae Bonaparte, 1836

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

Included taxa

Number of records: 10

genus Ablennes Jordan & Fordice, 1887
genus Belone Cuvier, 1816
genus Belonion Collette, 1966
genus Petalichthys Regan, 1904
genus Platybelone Fowler, 1919
genus Potamorrhaphis Günther, 1866
genus Pseudotylosurus Fernández-Yépez, 1948
genus Strongylura van Hasselt, 1824
genus Tylosurus Cocco, 1833
genus Xenentodon Regan, 1911

Links and literature

CZ Hanel L., Novák J. (2009): České názvy živočichů V. Ryby a rybovití obratlovci (Pisces). 6. Paprskoploutví (Actinopterygii), kostnatí (Neopterygii) - cipalové (Mugiliformes), hrdložábří (Synbranchiformes), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha, 94 str. [as Belonidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 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 Belonidae Bonaparte, 1836]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 16 March 2007]

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