Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
|Specimen Records:||323||Public Records:||81|
|Specimens with Sequences:||425||Public Species:||29|
|Specimens with Barcodes:||285||Public BINs:||29|
|Species With Barcodes:||48|
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. Some authors include Bathylaconidae in this family.
- Froese, Rainer, and Daniel Pauly, eds. (2012). "Alepocephalidae" in FishBase. February 2012 version.
- "Alepocephalidae". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
- Tony Ayling & Geoffrey Cox, Collins Guide to the Sea Fishes of New Zealand, (William Collins Publishers Ltd, Auckland, New Zealand 1982) ISBN 0-00-216987-8
- Byrkjedal, I., Poulsen, J.Y., & Galbraith, J. (2011). "Leptodermua macrophthalmum n.sp., a new species of smooth-head (Otocephala: Alepocephalidae) from the Mid Atlantic Ridge." Zootaxa 2876: 49-56.
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