Microstomatidae

Microstomatidae
Slender argentine, Microstoma microstoma
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Osmeriformes
Family: Microstomatidae
Genera

Microstoma
Nansenia
Xenophthalmichthys
See text for species.

Microstomatidae is a family of osmeriform fishes.

They are native to the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans.

Species

There are twenty species in three genera:

  • Genus Microstoma
  • Genus Nansenia
    • Nansenia ahlstromi Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984.
    • Nansenia antarctica Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984.
    • Nansenia ardesiaca Jordan & Thompson, 1914.
    • Nansenia atlantica Blache & Rossignol, 1962.
    • Bluethroat argentine, Nansenia candida Cohen, 1958.
    • Stout argentine, Nansenia crassa Lavenberg, 1965.
    • Greenland argentine, Nansenia groenlandica (Reinhardt, 1840).
    • Nansenia iberica Matallanas, 1985.
    • Nansenia indica Kobyliansky, 1992.
    • Nansenia longicauda Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984.
    • Nansenia macrolepis (Gilchrist, 1922).
    • Nansenia megalopa Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984.
    • Nansenia oblita (Sarato, 1888).
    • Nansenia obscura Kobyliansky & Usachev, 1992.
    • Nansenia pelagica Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984.
    • Nansenia sanrikuensis Kanayama & Amaoka, 1983.
    • Nansenia tenera Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984.
    • Nansenia tenuicauda Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984.
  • Genus Xenophthalmichthys
    • Xenophthalmichthys danae Regan, 1925.

References


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