Overview

Distribution

Distribution: all oceans. Usually small teeth. Long and numerous gill rakers. No shoulder sac apparatus. 5-10 branchiostegal rays. Most common in depths below 1000 m.
  • MASDEA (1997).
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Statistics of barcoding coverage

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Specimen Records:340Public Records:83
Specimens with Sequences:303Public Species:30
Specimens with Barcodes:301Public BINs:28
Species:52         
Species With Barcodes:49         
          
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Barcode data

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Locations of barcode samples

Collection Sites: world map showing specimen collection locations for Alepocephalidae

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Wikipedia

Alepocephalidae

Slickheads or nakedheads are a family, Alepocephalidae, of marine smelts. They are deep-water fishes most common below 1,000 metres (3,300 ft). They get their name from the lack of scales on the head.

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