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Antipodocottus megalops
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Antipodocottus megalops

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Antipodocottus megalops was originally described as Antipodocottus megalops by DeWitt in 1969. It belongs to the family Cottidae and subfamily Abyssocottinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is New Zealand.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   DeWitt [H. H.]
AuthorNI   DeWitt
Qualification   ---
Year   1969
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Cottidae
Subfamily   Abyssocottinae Abyssocottinae
Genus   Antipodocottus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Cottidae
Subfamily   Abyssocottinae
Genus   Antipodocottus
Original Name   Antipodocottus        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Antipodocottus megalops
Original Genus   Antipodocottus
Original Genus Species   Antipodocottus megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Antipodocottus
Original Author   DeWitt
Original AuthorWI   DeWitt [H. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1969
Original Family   Cottidae
Original SubFamily   Abyssocottinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Near Antipodes Islands, New Zealand Region, 49°40'S, 178°53'E, depth 439-540 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   LACM 10991-1
Journal   Copeia
Citation   1969 (no. 1)
Page   30
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Antipodocottus megalops
Current Species   megalops
Current Genus   Antipodocottus
Current AuthorWI   DeWitt [H. H.]
Current AuthorNI   DeWitt
Current Year   1969
Current Family   Cottidae
Current Subfamily   Abyssocottinae Abyssocottinae

Habitat   bathydemersal        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 400 to 600 meters.
   
Distribution   New Zealand.

Current Summary   Valid as Antipodocottus megalops  DeWitt 1969. Cottidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Antipodocottus megalops  DeWitt 1969 -- (Fricke & Brunken 1984:46 [ref. 5262], Paulin et al. 1989:172 [ref. 24556]).

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elegans Antipodocottus elegans Fricke [R.] & Brunken [H.] 1984Valid
galatheae Antipodocottus galatheae Bolin [R. L.] 1952Valid
mesembrinus Antipodocottus mesembrinus (Fricke [R.] & Brunken [H.] 1983)Valid
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