Bathyclupeidae

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Bathyclupeidae
Temporal range: 55–0 Ma

Early Eocene to Present[1]
Deepsea herring ( Bathyclupea argentea ).jpg
Neobathyclupea argentea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Chondrichthyes
Subclass: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Bathyclupeidae
T. N. Gill, 1896
Genera

Bathyclupea Alcock, 1891
Neobathyclupea Prokofiev, 2014 [2]

Bathyclupeidae is a family of Perciformes. They are marine fishes found in tropical waters of the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. They grow up to about 20 cm long.

Timeline[edit]

Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene Quaternary Neogene Paleogene Holocene Pleist. Plio. Miocene Oligocene Eocene Paleocene

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sepkoski, J.J.Jr (2002). "A Compendium of Fossil Marine Animal Genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology,. 363: 1-560. Archived from the original on 2011-07-23. 
  2. ^ Prokofiev, A.M. (2014): Taxonomy and Distribution of Deepsea Herring (Bathyclupeidae) in Oceans. Journal of Ichthyology, 54 (8): 493-500.