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Ichthyological Research

, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 1–15 | Cite as

An overview of the phylogenetic relationships of the suborder Trachinoidei (Acanthomorpha: Perciformes)

  • Hisashi Imamura
  • Kenji Odani
Review

Abstract

The phylogenetic relationships of the perciform suborder Trachinoidei, currently including 11 families (Cheimarrichthyidae, Pinguipedidae, Percophidae, Trichonotidae, Creediidae, Champsodontidae, Chiasmodontidae, Leptoscopidae, Ammodytidae, Trachinidae and Uranoscopidae) are reviewed from an historical perspective. The previously questioned monophyly of the suborder and familial limitations remain unclear because of conflicting evidence and differing phylogenetic proposals resulting from morphological and molecular perspectives.

Keywords

Trachinoidei Phylogenetic relationships Morphology Molecular phylogeny Monophyly 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We express our sincere thanks to Y. Kai (FAKU) for providing valuable comments and information on molecular phylogenetic studies. We are grateful to M. McGrouther (AMS), P. Pruvost (MNHN), A. Stewart and C. Roberts (NMNZ), J. Williams, S.L. Jewett and L. Palmer (USNM), T. Yamakawa (BSKU, formerly KSHS), and T. Yoshino (Okinawa, Japan, formerly the University of Ryukyus) for providing materials. Our thanks also go to S.A. Dembner (FAO), J.-C. Herremans (Linnean Society of New South Wales), Y. Miura (Tokai University Press) and T. Nakabo (Kyoto University Museum), for providing permission to use drawings appeared in their publications in this study. We also express our thanks to G.S. Hardy (Ngunguru, New Zealand) for English corrections. Finally, we sincerely thank M.F. Gomon (NMV) and G. Shinohara (NSMT), who provided many constructive suggestions with us.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratory of Marine Biology and Biodiversity (Systematic Ichthyology), Faculty of Fisheries SciencesHokkaido UniversityHakodateJapan
  2. 2.Fisheries Research InstituteAomori Prefectural Industrial Technology CenterHiranai-machiJapan

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