Taxon profile



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


Functions restricted to taxon Beryciformes

Included taxa

Number of records: 7

family Anoplogastridae Th.N. Gill, 1893 - fangtooths
family Diretmidae Th.N. Gill, 1893 - spinyfins
family Anomalopidae Th.N. Gill, 1889 - lanterneye fishes
family Monocentridae - pinecone fishes
family Trachichthyidae Cuvier, 1829 - slimeheads
family Berycidae - berycids or alfonsinos
family Holocentridae Bonaparte, 1833 - squirrelfishes and soldierfishes

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [order/50]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Beryciformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
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 Beryciformes]
Data retrieved on: 17 November 2013

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