Family Inermiidae - Bonnetmouths
No. in FishBase
Genera : 0 | Species : 0 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  First Fossil Record
Included in Haemulidae:Haemulinae followinf the status of the type genus (Ref. 84214). Tropical. Distribution: western Atlantic. A deep notch between the dorsal fins. Anterior dorsal with 10 (Emmelichthyops) or 17 spines (Inermia). Second dorsal with 2 spines and 10 (Emmelichthyops) or 9 soft rays (Inermia). Three spines in anal fin; soft rays 8 or 10. No teeth on jaws, vomer and palatine. Two enlarged pores on chin. Deeply forked caudal fin. Vertebrae 26 (abdominal 12 or 13). Very protractile upper jaw. Maximum length up to about 25 cm. Schooling plankton feeders of open waters. Assumed to be pelagic spawners (RF).
Latin, inermis = weak ( Ref. 45335).
  Reproductive guild
  Typical activity level
  Main Ref
  Deep Fin Classification

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

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