Family Ateleopodidae - Jellynose fishes
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  Class
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Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
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Genera : 4 | Species : 13 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environment
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Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  Division
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Marine
  Aquarium
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none
  First Fossil Record
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  Remark
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Distribution: Caribbean Sea, eastern Atlantic, and Indo-Pacific. Caudal fin very small and confluent with long anal fin. Adults with pelvic fin reduced to a single ray in jugular position, except for Guentherus with several pelvic rays behind the pectorals. Dorsal fin rays 3-13. Largely cartilaginous skeleton. Bulbous snout. Branchiostegal 7 rays. Maximum length about 2 m.
  Etymology
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Greek, ateles = imperfect + Greek, pous = foot ( Ref. 45335).
  Reproductive guild
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nonguarders
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  Coordinator
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  Deep Fin Classification
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Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Neoteleostei | Ateleopodia | Ateleopodiformes | Ateleopodidae

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Ref.
[ e.g. 9948]
Glossary
[ e.g. cephalopods]


Species/Synonymy list for the family Ateleopodidae as currently in FishBase

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In the column CofF, the digit indicates the status of synchronization with CofF: 0: Not checked; 1: Same status;   2: Different status;   3: Other combination;   4: Synonym in CofF;   5: Species/Subspecies issue;   6: Synonym of another species in CofF;   7: Not in CofF;   8: Should not be in CofF. The CofF version currently used is the one published on 15-11-2013 (Ref. 94485).

The list ordered as follows:

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
Ateleopus japonicus Bleeker, 1853
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Atelopus japonicus Bleeker, 1853
synonymseniororiginal
Ateleopus indicus Alcock, 1891
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ateleopus purpureus Tanaka, 1915
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ijimaia dofleini Sauter, 1905
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ijimaia plicatellus (Gilbert, 1905)
acceptedseniornew
Ateleopus plicatellus Gilbert, 1905
synonymseniororiginal1
Ijimaia loppei Roule, 1922
acceptedseniororiginal1
synonymjuniororiginal1
Ijimaia antillarum Howell Rivero, 1935
acceptedseniororiginal1
Ijimaia fowleri Howell Rivero, 1935
acceptedseniororiginal1
Parateleopus microstomus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
acceptedseniororiginal1
Guentherus altivela Osório, 1917
acceptedseniororiginal1
! Guentherus altivelis Osório, 1917
synonymseniororiginal
Melanogloea ventralis Barnard, 1941
synonymjuniororiginal1
Anodontus mauritanicus Cervigón, 1961
synonymjuniororiginal1
Guentherus katoi Senou, Kuwayama & Hirate, 2008
acceptedseniororiginal1
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