Family

Family ID :  461
Family : 

Sternoptychidae


Status :  Valid
Common Name :  hatchet fishes
Class :  Actinopterygii
Order :  Stomiiformes
Sub Order :  ---
Infra Order :  ---
Super Family :  ---
Nelson# :  168
is Fresh :  N
is Brack :  N
is Salt :  Y
Sort :  1710
Author :  Duméril
FamilyAuthor :  Gill
Family Author Date :  ---
Year :  1806
Author with Initials :  Gill [T. N.]
Family Description :  Body elongate, greatest depth 3.2-7.7 in standart length; body compressed laterally (not extremely); dorsal blade and postabdominal (iliac) spines absent; abdominal keel absent or faintly developed; anal fin rays 19-38. Subfamily includes 30 species and 7 genera.
Author Notes :  ---
Qualification : 


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