Verilus

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Verilus
JNC2653 Neoscombrops pacificus FRESH.JPG
Verilus pacificus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Perciformes
Family: Acropomatidae
Genus: Verilus
Poey, 1860
Synonyms

Apogonops Ogilby, 1896
Neoscombrops Gilchrist, 1922

Verilus is a genus of fish in the family Acropomatidae found in Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Ocean.[1] The genus is characterized by three anal-fin spines, 10 dorsal-fin spines, and a smooth spine pelvic fin.[2]

Species[edit]

There are currently 6 recognized species in this genus:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Yamanoue, Y. (2016): Revision of the genus Verilus (Perciformes: Acropomatidae) with a description of a new species. Journal of Fish Biology, 89 (5): 2375–2398.
  2. ^ http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/genus/103