Oreosomatidae


Oreosomatidae
Oreosomatidae
Neocyttus helgae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Zeiformes
Family: Oreosomatidae
Genera

Allocyttus
Neocyttus
Oreosoma
Pseudocyttus

The Oreos are a family, the Oreosomatidae, of marine fish. Most species are found in the southern hemisphere, inhabiting continental slopes down to about 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) depth.[1]

Species

The family is relatively small, containing nine species in four genera:[2]

  • Genus Allocyttus
    • Oxeye oreo, Allocyttus folletti Myers, 1960
    • Allocyttus guineensis Trunov & Kukuev, 1982
    • Black oreo, Allocyttus niger James, Inada & Nakamura, 1988
    • Warty oreo, Allocyttus verrucosus (Gilchrist, 1906)
  • Genus Neocyttus
    • Neocyttus acanthorhynchus Regan, 1908
    • False boarfish, Neocyttus helgae (Holt & Byrne, 1908)
    • Neocyttus psilorhynchus Yearsley & Last, 1998
    • Spiky oreo, Neocyttus rhomboidalis Gilchrist, 1906
  • Genus Oreosoma
    • Ox-eyed oreo, Oreosoma atlanticum Cuvier, 1829
  • Genus Pseudocyttus
    • Smooth oreo or Smooth dory, Pseudocyttus maculatus Gilchrist, 1906

References

  1. ^ Karrer, C. & John H-C. (1998). Paxton, J.R. & Eschmeyer, W.N.. ed. Encyclopedia of Fishes. San Diego: Academic Press. pp. 166–167. ISBN 0-12-547665-5. 
  2. ^ Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2006). "Oreosomatidae" in FishBase. March 2006 version.

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