NARMS taxon details

Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810

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Subfamily Brotulinae Swainson, 1838
Subfamily Brotulotaeniinae Cohen & Nielsen, 1978
Subfamily Neobythitinae Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Acanthonus Günther, 1878
  » Genus Barathrites Zugmayer, 1911
    » Species Barathrites iris Zugmayer, 1911
    » Species Barathrites parri Nybelin, 1957
  » Genus Barathrodemus Goode & Bean, 1883
  » Genus Bassogigas Goode & Bean, 1896
  » Genus Bassozetus Gill, 1883
  » Genus Bathyonus Goode & Bean, 1885
  » Genus Benthocometes Goode & Bean, 1896
  » Genus Dicrolene Goode & Bean, 1883
  » Genus Holcomycteronus Garman, 1899
  » Genus Lamprogrammus Alcock, 1891
  » Genus Luciobrotula Smith & Radcliffe, 1913
  » Genus Monomitopus Alcock, 1890
  » Genus Penopus Goode & Bean, 1896
  » Genus Porogadus Goode & Bean, 1885
  » Genus Spectrunculus Jordan & Thompson, 1914
  » Genus Thalassobathia Cohen, 1963
  » Genus Typhlonus Günther, 1878
    » Species Typhlonus nasus Günther, 1878
  » Genus Xyelacyba Cohen, 1961
    » Species Xyelacyba myersi Cohen, 1961
Subfamily Ophidiinae Rafinesque, 1810
  » Genus Lepophidium Gill, 1895
  » Genus Ophidion Linnaeus, 1758
  » Genus Otophidium Gill, 1885
  » Genus Parophidion Tortonese, 1954
marine, brackish, fresh
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2022-12-07
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2022). European Register of Marine Species. Ophidiidae Rafinesque, 1810. Accessed at: on 2022-12-07
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z
2015-04-17 08:48:21Z

taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2022). ECoF. Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. <em>California Academy of Sciences. San Francisco.</em> Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2022., available online at [details]   
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
English cusk-eels  [details]
Ophidiidae, 1526-1861 m Barracuda Bank, Caribbean.

Photograph courtesy of Ocean Exploration Trust. Identification from photograph by A. Quattrini et al. For more information see: Quattrini AM, Demopoulos AWJ, Singer R, Roa-Veron A, Chaytor JD (2017). Demersal fish assemblages on seamounts and other rugged features in the northeastern Caribbean. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers 123: 90-104.

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