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Schedophilus
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Schedophilus haedrichi
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Schedophilus haedrichi

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Schedophilus
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Schedophilus
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Overview
Main identification features
  • dorsal fin origin over/before pectoral base
  • d: vi small spines, longest last
  • bases dorsal and anal finsfleshy, tanslucent
  • pelvic origin under pectoral base
SCHEDOPHILUS

MEDUSAFISHES

Body moderately elongate, compressed; snout blunt; mouth large; eye large; opercle thin, with 2 flat spines; preopercle with small spines; 1 dorsal fin, origin over or before pectoral base; anal origin under rear 1/2 of dorsal; bases of dorsal & anal fleshy, translucent; pelvic small, under base of pectoral, connected to belly by membrane, can fold into groove on belly; tail forked; scales small, smooth, easily shed, covering bases of dorsal and anal.

This genus contains about 7 species, and occurs in eastern and central Pacific, eastern Indian ocean and the Atlantic Ocean; a single temperate eastern Pacific species enters the southern limits of our area.


References
  • Béarez, P., 1996., Lista de los Peces Marinos del Ecuador Continental., Revista de Biologia Tropical, 44:731-741.
  • Chirichigno, N., 1973., Nuevas especies de peces de los generos Mustelus (Fam. Triakidae), Raja (Fam. Rajidae) y Schedophilus (Fam. Centrolophidae)., Instituto del Mar del Peru, Informe., 42:1-40.
  • Jimenez-Prado, P., Béarez, P., 2004., Peces marinos del Ecuador continental / Marine fishes of continental Ecuador., SIMBIOE/NAZCA/IFEA tomo 1 y 2.
  • Rubio, E.A., 1988., Estudio taxonomico de la ictiofauna acompañante del camaron en areas costeras del Pacifico de Colombia., Memorias del VI Seminario Nacional de las Ciencias del Mar. Comisión Colombiana de Oceanografía. Bogota, Colombia., :169-183.

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