Moridae, Moreau, 1881

Ho, Hsuan-Ching, 2019, A new genus and species of the cod fish family Moridae (Order Gadiiformes) from southwestern Taiwan, Zootaxa 4702 (1), pp. 32-40 : 32-40

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4702.1.8

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:F5D0A1FE-C0BC-4132-A1EF-C671113B3577

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/992D879E-E60A-FFCD-FF7E-B407FA54FBA6

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scientific name

Moridae
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Key to genera with light organ on abdomen in Moridae   (subgroup Physiculus   )

1A. Light organ restricted to an area around anus, not clearly separated from anus; three dorsal fins............. Tripterophycis  

1B. Light organ a scaleless fossa, well in advance of anus; two dorsal fins............................................ 2

2A. No barbel on tip of lower jaw....................................................................... Gadella  

2B. Barbel present on tip of lower jaw........................................................................ 3

3A. Teeth present on vomer............................................................................ Salilota  

3B. Teeth absent from vomer............................................................................... 4

4A. Pelvic fin large, all rays elongate and subequal in length; genital papilla separated from anus by scales.................................................................................................... Pterophycis   new genus

4B. Pelvic fin thin or slender, only 2 outermost rays elongate; genital papilla and anus restricted to an naked area.... Physiculus