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Table 1 Diversity of the Lophiiformes

From: Evolutionary history of anglerfishes (Teleostei: Lophiiformes): a mitogenomic perspective

Suborder Family Genus % Species %
Lophioidei Lophiidae 4 (4) 100.0 4 (25) 16.0
Antennarioidei Antennariidae 2 (12) 16.7 3 (45) 6.7
  Tetrabrachiidae 1 (2) 50.0 1 (2) 50.0
  Brachionichthyidae 1 (2) 50.0 1 (5) 20.0
  Lophichthyidae 0 (1) 0.0 0 (1) 0.0
Chaunacoidei Chaunacidae 1 (2) 50.0 3 (14) 21.4
Ogcocephaloidei Ogcocephalidae 4 (10) 40.0 4 (68) 5.9
Ceratioidei Caulophrynidae 1 (2) 50.0 2 (5) 40.0
  Neoceratiidae 1 (1) 100.0 1 (1) 100.0
  Melanocetidae 1 (1) 100.0 2 (6) 33.3
  Himantolophidae 1 (1) 100.0 2 (18) 11.1
  Diceratiidae 2 (2) 100.0 2 (6) 33.3
  Oneirodidae 4 (16) 25.0 4 (63) 6.3
  Thaumatichthyidae 2 (2) 100.0 2 (8) 25.0
  Centrophrynidae 1 (1) 100.0 1 (1) 100.0
  Ceratiidae 2 (2) 100.0 2 (4) 50.0
  Gigantactinidae 2 (2) 100.0 2 (21) 9.5
  Linophrynidae 3 (5) 60.0 3 (27) 11.1
  Total 33 (68) 48.5 39 (321) 12.1
  1. Numbers of genera and species of 18 lophiiform families used in this study, with taxonomic diversity (numbers in parentheses) estimated by Pietsch [2]