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Epigonus (genus)

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Perciformes
Scientific name  Epigonus
Rank  Genus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Epigonidae
Higher classification  Deepwater cardinalfish
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Lower classifications  Epigonus telescopus, Pencil cardinal, Robust cardinalfish, Big-eyed cardinalfish

Epigonus is a genus of fish in the family Epigonidae found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.

Species

There are currently 37 recognized species in this genus:

  • Epigonus affinis Parin & Abramov, 1986 (Smooth-nose deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus angustifrons Abramov & Manilo, 1987
  • Epigonus atherinoides (C. H. Gilbert, 1905)
  • Epigonus carbonarius Okamoto & Motomura, 2011 (Charcoal deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus cavaticus H. Ida, Okamoto & Sakaue, 2007 (Palauan deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus chilensis Okamoto, 2012
  • Epigonus constanciae (Giglioli, 1880)
  • Epigonus crassicaudus F. de Buen, 1959
  • Epigonus ctenolepis Mochizuki & Shirakihara, 1983
  • Epigonus denticulatus Dieuzeide, 1950 (Pencil deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus devaneyi Gon, 1985
  • Epigonus draco Okamoto, 2015 (Dragon deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus elegans Parin & Abramov, 1986
  • Epigonus elongatus Parin & Abramov, 1986
  • Epigonus exodon Okamoto & Motomura, 2012
  • Epigonus fragilis (D. S. Jordan & E. K. Jordan, 1922)
  • Epigonus glossodontus Gon, 1985
  • Epigonus heracleus Parin & Abramov, 1986 (Hercules deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus lenimen (Whitley, 1935) (Big-eyed deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus lifouensis Okamoto & Motomura, 2013 (Loyalty deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus machaera Okamoto, 2012
  • Epigonus macrops (A. B. Brauer, 1906) (Luminous deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus marimonticolus Parin & Abramov, 1986
  • Epigonus marisrubri Krupp, Zajonz & Khalaf, 2009 (Red Sea deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus mayeri Okamoto, 2011 (Angolan deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus megalops (H. M. Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)
  • Epigonus notacanthus Parin & Abramov, 1986
  • Epigonus occidentalis Goode & T. H. Bean, 1896 (Western deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus oligolepis G. F. Mayer, 1974
  • Epigonus pandionis (Goode & T. H. Bean, 1881)
  • Epigonus parini Abramov, 1987
  • Epigonus pectinifer G. F. Mayer, 1974
  • Epigonus robustus (Barnard, 1927) (Robust deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus telescopus (A. Risso, 1810) (Black deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus thai Prokofiev & Bussarawit, 2012
  • Epigonus tuberculatus Okamoto & Motomura, 2013 (Keeling deep-water cardinalfish)
  • Epigonus waltersensis Parin & Abramov, 1986
  • References

    Epigonus (genus) Wikipedia


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