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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Pelagiaria
Ordo: Scombriformes

Familia: Gempylidae
Genus: Rexea
Species: R. alisae - R. antefurcata - R. bengalensis - R. brevilineata - R. nakamurai - R. prometheoides - R. solandri
Rexea Waite, 1911

Rexea is a genus of snake mackerels found in the Indian and Pacific oceans. It feeds on fishes, crustaceans and cephalopods.[1]

There are currently seven recognized species in this genus:[2]

Rexea alisae C. D. Roberts & A. L. Stewart, 1997
Rexea antefurcata Parin, 1989 (Long-finned escolar)
Rexea bengalensis (Alcock, 1894) (Bengal escolar)
Rexea brevilineata Parin, 1989 (Short-lined escolar)
Rexea nakamurai Parin, 1989 (Nakamura's escolar)
Rexea prometheoides (Bleeker, 1856) (Royal escolar)
Rexea solandri (G. Cuvier, 1832) (Silver gemfish)


"WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Rexea prometheoides (Bleeker, 1856)". Retrieved 2018-10-30.
Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2013). Species of Rexea in FishBase. April 2013 version.

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