Family Banjosidae - Banjofishes
No. in FishBase
Genera : 1 | Species : 3 Eschmeyer's Catalog of Fishes
Fresh : No | Brackish : No | Marine : Yes
  First Fossil Record
Marine, coastal. Distribution: China, southern Japan, and Korea. Deep and strongly compressed body. Head profile steep and nearly straight. No spines on operculum. Ten flattened spines in dorsal fin; soft rays 12. Three spines in anal fin, the second one produced; soft rays 7. Pelvic fin insertion behind base of pectoral fin. Slightly emarginate caudal fin. Lateral line uninterrupted and complete. Brownish or olive. Eight faint longitudinal dark bands. Attains about 30 cm maximum length. Suggested new common name for this family from Ref. 58418.
  Reproductive guild
  Typical activity level
  Main Ref.
  Deep Fin Classification
Osteichthyes | Actinopterygii | Actinopteri | Neopterygii | Teleostei | Osteoglossocephalai | Clupeocephala | Euteleosteomorpha | Neoteleostei | Eurypterygia | Ctenosquamata | Acanthomorphata | Acanthopterygii | Percomorphaceae | Eupercaria | | | Pempheriformes | | | Banjosidae

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

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Scientifc name Status Senior/Junior synonym Combination
Banjos banjos (Richardson, 1846)
Anoplus banjos Richardson, 1846
Banjos banjos banjos (Richardson, 1846)
synonymseniorchange in rank
Banjos typus Bleeker, 1876
Banjos banjos brevispinis Matsunuma & Motomura, 2017
Banjos aculeatus Matsunuma & Motomura, 2017
Banjos peregrinus Matsunuma & Motomura, 2017
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