Famille Pataecidae - Australian prowfishes
  Ordre
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Pataecidae
  Classe
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Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
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Genera : 3 | Espèce : 3 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environnement
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Eau douce : No | Saumâtre : No | Marin : Yes
  Division
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Marine
  Aquarium
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some
  Premier signalement fossile
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  Remarque
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Distribution: Australia. Scales absent. Body smooth or with tubercles or papillae. No pelvic fins; very long continuous dorsal fin with 19-25 spines and 7-17 soft rays, extending from head to tail; anal fin with 5-11 spines and 3-7 soft rays; pectoral fin with 8 rays; all fin rays unbranched. Anterior isthmus with fleshy extension. Vertebrae 34 - 44. Maximum length 30 cm.
  Étymologie
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Greek, pataikoi, -on = images of the Phoenician Gods, painted in the prow of their boats/ships ( Ref. 45335).
  Guilde reproductive
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  Niveau d'activité typique
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  Deep Fin Classification
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Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Neoteleostei | Eurypterygia | Ctenosquamata | Acanthomorphata | Acanthopterygii | Percomorphaceae | Eupercaria | | | Perciformes | Scorpaenoidei | | Pataecidae

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


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

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination
Pataecus fronto Richardson, 1844
acceptedseniororiginal
! Pataecus fonto Richardson, 1844
synonymseniororiginal
Neopataecus waterhousii (Castelnau, 1872)
acceptedseniornew
Pataecus waterhousii Castelnau, 1872
synonymseniororiginal
Aetapcus maculatus (Günther, 1861)
acceptedseniornew
Pataecus maculatus Günther, 1861
synonymseniororiginal
Pataecus vincentii Steindachner, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal
! Aetapcus vincenti (Steindachner, 1861)
synonymjuniornew
! Pataecus vincenti Steindachner, 1861
synonymjuniororiginal
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