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Taxon profile

family

molas or ocean sunfishes
Molidae Ranzani, 1839

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

Scientific synonyms

Acanthosomidae

Included taxa

Number of records: 3

genus Masturus Gill, 1884
genus Mola Koelreuter, 1766
genus Ranzania Nardo, 1840

Links and literature

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 Molidae Ranzani, 1839]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

Froese R., Pauly D. (eds.): FishBase
[Data retrieved on: 11 March 2007]

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