Famille Uranoscopidae - Stargazers
  Ordre
:
Uranoscopidae Uranoscopidae
  Classe
:
Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
:
Genera : 8 | Espèce : 53 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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none
  Premier signalement fossile
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  Remarque
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Distribution: Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific. Scaleless or with small smooth scales. Large cuboidal head. Mouth strongly oblique, with fringed lips. Eyes dorsally located or nearly dorsal. Lateral line high. Pelvic fins jugular and very close to each other. One spine in pelvic fin; soft rays 5. Dorsal fin moderately long; many without spinous dorsal. Anal fin moderately long. Some species use a small vermiform filament originating from floor of mouth for attracting prey fish. Two large poison spines, with double-grooves and a poison gland basally, located behind opercle and above pectorals. Vertebrae 24-26. The genus Astroscopus with internal nostrils for inhalation and electric organs. Feed on benthic fishes and invertebrates. Reproduction unknown but assumed to be nonguarders (RF).
  Étymologie
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Greek, ourannos = sky + Greek, skopein = to watch ( Ref. 45335).
  Guilde reproductive
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nonguarders
  Niveau d'activité typique
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  Coordinateur
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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 | | | Uranoscopiformes | | | Uranoscopidae

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[ e.g. cephalopods]


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

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination
Uranoscopus scaber Linnaeus, 1758
acceptedseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Uranoscopus bufo Valenciennes, 1843
synonymjuniororiginal
Uranoscopus japonicus Houttuyn, 1782
acceptedseniororiginal
Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier, 1829
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Uranoscopus sulphureus Valenciennes, 1832
acceptedseniororiginal
! Uranoscopus sulphurus Valenciennes, 1832
synonymseniororiginal
Uranoscopus bicinctus Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
! Uranoscopus cognathus Cantor, 1849
synonymseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Synonymseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Uranoscopus kaianus Günther, 1880
acceptedseniororiginal
Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot, 1882
acceptedseniororiginal
Uranoscopus flavipinnis Kishimoto, 1987
synonymjuniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Uranoscopus tosae (Jordan & Hubbs, 1925)
acceptedseniornew
Zalescopus tosae Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
synonymseniororiginal
Uranoscopus oligolepis (non Bleeker, 1878)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Uranoscopus polli Cadenat, 1951
acceptedseniororiginal
Uranoscopus scaber (non Linnaeus, 1758)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Ichthyscopus lebeck (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
acceptedseniornew
Uranoscopus lebeck Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymseniororiginal
Ichthyscopus lebeck lebeck (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
! Ichthyoscopus lebeck (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
synonymseniornew
Uranoscopus inermis Cuvier, 1829
synonymjuniororiginal
Ichthyscopus malacopterus (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)
acceptedseniornew
Uranoscopus malacopterus Anonymous [Bennett], 1830
synonymseniororiginal
Ichthyscopus sannio Whitley, 1936
acceptedseniororiginal
synonymseniorchange in rank
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Ichthyscopus nigripinnis Gomon & Johnson, 1999
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Gnathagnus armatus (Kaup, 1858)
synonymseniornew
Xenocephalus elongatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
acceptedseniornew
Uranoscopus elongatus Temminck & Schlegel, 1843
synonymseniororiginal
Gnathagnus elongatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
synonymseniornew
Gnathagnus elongatus elongatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
synonymseniornew
Xenocephalus elongatus elongatus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1843)
synonymseniornew
Ariscopus iburius Jordan & Snyder, 1902
synonymjuniororiginal
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
Xenocephalus egregius (Jordan & Thompson, 1905)
acceptedseniornew
Execestides egregius Jordan & Thompson, 1905
synonymseniororiginal
Gnathagnus egregius (Jordan & Thompson, 1905)
synonymseniornew
Xenocephalus australiensis (Kishimoto, 1989)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
synonymseniornew
Xenocephalus cribratus (Kishimoto, 1989)
acceptedseniornew
Gnathagnus cribratus Kishimoto, 1989
synonymseniororiginal
Astroscopus y-graecum (Cuvier, 1829)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Astroscopus sexspinosus (Steindachner, 1876)
acceptedseniornew
Uranoscopus sexspinosus Steindachner, 1876
synonymseniororiginal
Astroscopus zephyreus Gilbert & Starks, 1897
acceptedseniororiginal
Kathetostoma laeve (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
acceptedseniornew
Uranoscopus laevis Bloch & Schneider, 1801
synonymseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
synonymseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Kathetostoma laeve (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliednew
Kathetostoma averruncus Jordan & Bollman, 1890
acceptedseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
synonymseniororiginal
synonymseniororiginal
Kathetostoma nigrofasciatum Waite & McCulloch, 1915
acceptedseniororiginal
Kathetostoma cubana Barbour, 1941
acceptedseniorchange in rank
synonymseniororiginal
Kathetostoma canaster Gomon & Last, 1987
acceptedseniororiginal
Kathetostoma sp. Not applicable
synonymotherother
Kathetostoma binigrasella Gomon & Roberts, 2011
acceptedseniororiginal
Kathetostoma laeve (non Bloch & Schneider, 1801)
misappliedmisappliednew
Kathetostoma giganteum (non Haast, 1873)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Genyagnus monopterygius (Schneider, 1801)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
acceptedseniororiginal
Selenoscopus turbisquamatus Okamura & Kishimoto, 1993
acceptedseniororiginal
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