Family Acropomatidae - Lanternbellies, temperate ocean-basses
  Order
:
Acropomatidae
  Class
:
Actinopterygii
No. in FishBase
:
Genera : 10 | Species : 37 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
  Environment
:
Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  Division
:
Marine
  Aquarium
:
none
  First Fossil Record
:
     
  Remark
:
Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific oceans. Two dorsal fins, the first with 7-10 spines; the second with or without spine and with 8-10 soft rays; anal fin with 2-3 spines and 7-9 soft rays. Seven branchiostegal rays; 25 vertebrae. Opercle with two rounded spines. Lateral line complete. Pelvic fin with one spine and 5 soft rays. Species of Acropoma with light organs and the anus near the pelvic fin base. Several species are provisionally placed in this family.
  Etymology
:
Greek, akros = terminal, topmost + Greek, pomas, -atos = cover ( Ref. 45335).
  Reproductive guild
:
nonguarders
  Typical activity level
:
normal
  Main Ref
:
  Coordinator
:
  Deep Fin Classification
:
Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Neoteleostei | Eurypterygia | Ctenosquamata | Acanthomorphata | Acanthopterygii | Percomorphaceae | Eupercaria | | | Pempheriformes | | | Acropomatidae

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Species/Synonymy list for the family Acropomatidae as currently in FishBase

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination
Acropoma japonicum Günther, 1859
acceptedseniororiginal
Synagrops japonicus (Günther, 1859)
ambiguoushomonymnew
! Acropoma japonica Günther, 1859
synonymseniororiginal
! Acropoma japonicus Günther, 1859
synonymseniororiginal
! Acropoma japononicum Günther, 1859
synonymseniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
Acropoma hanedai Matsubara, 1953
acceptedseniororiginal
Acropoma lecorneti Fourmanoir, 1988
acceptedseniororiginal
Acropoma argentistigma Okamoto & Ida, 2002
acceptedseniororiginal
Acropoma boholensis Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2002
acceptedseniororiginal
Acropoma profundum Okamoto, 2014
acceptedseniororiginal
Verilus sordidus Poey, 1860
acceptedseniororiginal
Verilus pseudomicrolepis (Schultz, 1940)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
Doederleinia berycoides (Hilgendorf, 1879)
acceptedseniornew
Anthias berycoides Hilgendorf, 1879
synonymseniororiginal
! Doderleinia berycoides (Hilgendorf, 1879)
synonymseniornew
Doederleinia orientalis Steindachner & Döderlein, 1883
synonymjuniororiginal
! Döderleinia orientalis Steindachner & Döderlein, 1883
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniororiginal
synonymjuniornew
Malakichthys griseus Döderlein, 1883
acceptedseniororiginal
Malakichthys wakiyae Jordan & Hubbs, 1925
acceptedseniororiginal
Malakichthys elegans Matsubara & Yamaguti, 1943
acceptedseniororiginal
Malakichthys barbatus Yamanoue & Yoseda, 2001
acceptedseniororiginal
Malakichthys elegans (non Matsubara & Yamaguti, 1943)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Malakichthys levis Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2002
acceptedseniororiginal
Malakichthys mochizuki Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2002
acceptedseniororiginal
Malakichthys similis Yamanoue & Matsuura, 2004
acceptedseniororiginal
Malakichthys griseus (non Döderlein, 1883)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Synagrops japonicus (Döderlein, 1883)
acceptedseniornew
Melanostoma japonicum Döderlein, 1883
synonymseniororiginal
Synagrops natalensis Gilchrist, 1922
synonymjuniororiginal
Synagrops bellus (Goode & Bean, 1896)
acceptedseniornew
Hypoclydonia bella Goode & Bean, 1896
synonymseniororiginal
! Synagrops bella (Goode & Bean, 1896)
synonymseniornew
acceptedseniororiginal
Synagrops pellucidus (Alcock, 1889)
synonymseniornew
Synagrops adeni Kotthaus, 1970
synonymjuniororiginal
acceptedseniornew
Acropoma philippinense Günther, 1880
synonymseniororiginal
Synagrops philippinensis (Günther, 1880)
synonymseniornew
synonymjuniororiginal
Parascombrops argyreus (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)
acceptedseniornew
Melanostoma argyreum Gilbert & Cramer, 1897
synonymseniororiginal
Synagrops argyrea (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)
synonymseniornew
Synagrops argyreus (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)
synonymseniornew
Parascombrops serratospinosus (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)
acceptedseniornew
! Synagrops serratospinosa Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
synonymseniororiginal
Synagrops serratospinosus Smith & Radcliffe, 1912
synonymseniororiginal
Parascombrops spinosus (Schultz, 1940)
acceptedseniornew
! Synagrops spinosa Schultz, 1940
synonymseniororiginal
Synagrops spinosus Schultz, 1940
synonymseniororiginal
Parascombrops analis (Katayama, 1957)
provisionally acceptjuniornew
Neoscombrops analis Katayama, 1957
synonymjuniororiginal
Synagrops analis (Katayama, 1957)
synonymjuniornew
Parascombrops glossodon Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Parascombrops madagascariensis Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Parascombrops mochizukii Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Synagrops spinosus (non Schultz, 1940)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Parascombrops nakayamai Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Parascombrops ohei Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Parascombrops parvidens Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Parascombrops yamanouei Schwarzhans & Prokofiev, 2017
acceptedseniororiginal
Apogonops anomalus Ogilby, 1896
acceptedseniororiginal
Synagrops japonicus (non Döderlein, 1883)
misappliedmisappliednew
Neoscombrops cynodon (Regan, 1921)
acceptedseniornew
Acropoma cynodon Regan, 1921
synonymseniororiginal
Neoscombrops annectens Gilchrist, 1922
synonymjuniororiginal
Neoscombrops pacificus Mochizuki, 1979
acceptedseniororiginal
Neoscombrops annectens (non Gilchrist, 1922)
misappliedmisappliedoriginal
Neoscombrops atlanticus Mochizuki & Sano, 1984
acceptedseniororiginal
Caraibops trispinosus (Mochizuki & Sano, 1984)
acceptedseniornew
Synagrops trispinosus Mochizuki & Sano, 1984
synonymseniororiginal
Kaperangus microlepis (Norman, 1935)
acceptedseniornew
synonymseniororiginal
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