Family Polymixiidae - Beardfishes
  Order
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  Class
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Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
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Genera : 1 | Species : 10 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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upper   Cretaceous    
Ref..   Berg, L.S. 1958
  Remark
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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Western Pacific. Tropical and subtropical. Moderately elongate and compressed. A pair of barbels on hyoid. Continuous dorsal fin; 4-6 spines, 26-38 soft rays. Anal fin 4 short spines, 13-17 soft rays. Subabdominal pelvic fin; 1 spinelike ray, 6 soft rays. Caudal fin 16 branched rays. Scales in lateral line about 33-38. Banchiostegal 4 rays. Gillrakers 11-21. Supramaxillae 2. Epurals 3. Subocular shelf, ortbitosphenoid, and basisphenoid present. Vertebrae usually 29 or 30. Maximum length attains 38 cm . Usually found in depths between 180 and 640 m.
  Etymology
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Greek, poly = a lot of + Greek, myxa = mud ( Ref. 45335).
  Reproductive guild
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nonguarders
  Typical activity level
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  Main Ref
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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 | Eurypterygia | Ctenosquamata | Acanthomorphata | Polymixiacea | Polymixiiformes | Polymixiidae

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

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The list below must not be used as an authority reference synonymy list like those found in scientific published revisions, which must be the source to be used and cited eventually when they exist.

Rather, it reflects the current content of FishBase, and the progress with respect to synchronization with the Catalog of Fishes. However, we think it can be useful for users to assess the quality of information in FishBase, to start new work on the family, or to cross-check with other lists.

But we appreciate to be cited in publications when this list has been of any working value. In particular, for published scientific, we suggest then to cite it in the Material and Method section as a useful tool to conduct the research, but again, not as a taxonomic or nomenclatural authority reference.

Unless it is explicitly precised, the list is not complete, please search all original names published for the family in the Catalog of Fishes (genera, species), including those with uncertain or unknown status, that are not included in FishBase when they are not attached to a valid species.

This list uses some data from Catalog of Fishes (not shown but used to sort names).

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 23-07-2014 (Ref. 97102).

The list ordered as follows:

Please send comments and corrections if you detect errors or missing names.

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination CofF
acceptedseniororiginal2
Nemobrama webbii Valenciennes, 1837
synonymjuniororiginal2
! Nemobrama webii Valenciennes, 1837
synonymjuniororiginal
Dinemus venustus Poey, 1860
synonymjuniororiginal6
Polymixia nobilis virginica Nichols & Firth, 1936
synonymjuniororiginal6
Polymixia lowei Günther, 1859
acceptedseniororiginal2
Polymixia japonica Günther, 1877
acceptedseniororiginal2
! Polymixia japonicus Günther, 1877
synonymseniororiginal
Polymixia berndti Gilbert, 1905
acceptedseniororiginal2
Neobrama webbii (non Valenciennes, 1837)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Polymixia nobilis (non Lowe, 1838)
misappliedmisappliedmisapplied
Polymixia fusca Kotthaus, 1970
acceptedseniororiginal2
Polymixia yuri Kotlyar, 1982
acceptedseniororiginal2
Polymixia longispina Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1983
acceptedseniororiginal2
Polymixia kawadae Okamura & Ema, 1985
synonymjuniororiginal2
acceptedseniororiginal2
Polymixia busakhini Kotlyar, 1992
acceptedseniororiginal2
Polymixia sazonovi Kotlyar, 1992
acceptedseniororiginal2
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