Chirolophinae

Subfamily of fish

Chirolophinae
Chirolophis ascanii.jpg
Chirolophis ascanii
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Scorpaeniformes
Family: Stichaeidae
Subfamily: Chirolophinae
Jordan & Evermann 1898[1]
Genera[2]

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Chirolophinae is a subfamily of marine ray-finned fishes, classified within the family Stichaeidae, the pricklebacks or shannies. These fishes are found in the North Pacific, Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans.[3]

Genera

The subfamily contains the following genera:

  • Bryozoichthys Whitley, 1931
  • Chirolophis Swainson, 1839
  • Gymnoclinus Gilbert & Burke, 1912
  • Soldatovia Taranetz 1937

References

  1. ^ Richard van der Laan; William N. Eschmeyer & Ronald Fricke (2014). "Family-group names of Recent fishes". Zootaxa. 3882 (2): 001–230. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1. PMID 25543675.
  2. ^ "Chirolophinae". WoRMS. World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 13 August 2022.
  3. ^ Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Genera in the family Chirolophinae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 12 August 2022.
Taxon identifiers
  • Wikidata: Q15794092
  • NBN: NHMSYS0021053407
  • NCBI: 476938
  • WoRMS: 267122