Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Pisces > Class Actinopterygii > Order Aulopiformes > Family Synodontidae > Subfamily Harpadontinae > Genus Saurida

Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848)

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

Sauridaaccepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: peshku hardhucë dhëmbëjashtë sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 English: brushtooth lizardfish sources: Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp.
 Greek: Λεπτοσκαρμός sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Israel (Hebrew): אופירית נודדת sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: zurna baligi


basis of record

van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 357-374

additional source

Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp.

additional source

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

additional source

FishBase, version december 2007

additional source

FishBase, version may 2009

additional source

FishBase, version october 2012





External Links

Barcode of Life (38 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (19 publications)
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
GenBank (27 nucleotides; 46 proteins)


Bailly, N. (2014). Saurida undosquamis (Richardson, 1848). In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126371




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marine, not brackish, not fresh, not terrestrial


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