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Allosmerus elongatus

(Ayres 1854)

Allosmerus elongatus was originally described as Osmerus elongatus by Ayres in 1854. It belongs to the family Osmeridae. It is commonly known as Whitebait smelt and is known in USA (contiguous states) as whitebait smelt, in USA (contiguous states) as Whitebait smelt, in British Columbia as Whitebait smelt, in Canada as Whitebait smelt, in Poland as Stynka smukla. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern North Pacific.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Ayres [W. O.]
AuthorNI   Ayres
Qualification   ---
Year   1854
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Osmeriformes Osmeriformes
Family   Osmeridae
--- ---
Genus   Allosmerus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Osmeriformes
Family   Osmeridae
Genus   Allosmerus
Original Name   Osmerus        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Osmerus elongatus
Original Genus   Osmerus
Original Genus Species   Osmerus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Osmerus
Original Author   Ayres
Original AuthorWI   Ayres [W. O.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1854
Original Family   Osmeridae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   San Francisco markets, California, U.S.A.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Page   170

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Allosmerus elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus   Allosmerus
Current AuthorWI   Lockington [W. N.]
Current AuthorNI   Lockington
Current Year   1854
Current Family   Osmeridae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Distribution   Eastern North Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Allosmerus elongatus  (Ayres 1854). Osmeridae.
Name History   • Valid as Allosmerus elongatus  (Ayres 1854) -- (McAllister 1963:25 [ref. 8075], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:80 [ref. 9277], McAllister 1990:75 [ref. 14674], Nelson et al. 2004:85 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:85 [ref. 32708]).

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attenuatus Allosmerus attenuatus (Lockington [W. N.] 1880)Synonym
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