Taxon profile


snake mackerels
Gempylidae Th.N. Gill, 1862

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Actinopterygii - ray-finned fishes »  order Scombriformes »  suborder Scombroidei

Included taxa

Number of records: 16

genus Diplospinus Maul, 1948
genus Epinnula Poey, 1854
genus Gempylus Cuvier, 1829
genus Lepidocybium Gill, 1862
genus Nealotus Johnson, 1865
genus Neoepinnula Matsubara & Iwai, 1952
genus Nesiarchus Johnson, 1862
genus Paradiplospinus Andriashev, 1960
genus Promethichthys Gill, 1893
genus Rexea Waite, 1911
genus Rexichthys Parin & Astakhov, 1987
genus Ruvettus Cocco, 1833
genus Thyrsites Lesson, 1831
genus Thyrsitoides Fowler, 1929
genus Thyrsitops Gill, 1862
genus Tongaichthys Nakamura & Fujii, 1983

Links and literature

CZ AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [family/163]

Plíštil J. (Ed.) (2009): AQUATAB. World Wide Web electronic publication [] [as Gempylidae]
Data retrieved on: 17 January 2010
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 Gempylidae Th.N. Gill, 1862]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2019

Data source info

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

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