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Apogon ellioti


Apogon ellioti was originally described as Apogon ellioti by Day in 1875. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific.
Species   ellioti
AuthorWI   Day [F.]
AuthorNI   Day
Qualification   ---
Year   1875
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Kurtiformes Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Apogoninae Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Kurtiformes
Family   Apogonidae
Subfamily   Apogoninae
Genus   Apogon
Original Name   Apogon        
Taxon Name   ellioti
Original Combination   Apogon ellioti
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Apogon ellioti
OriginalSubGenus   Apogon
Original Author   Day
Original AuthorWI   Day [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1875
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Madras, India.
Types   Paralectotypes and/or Day specimens: AMS B.8226 (1), RMNH 4331 (1), ZSI F1905 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Whitehead & Talwar 1976:159 [ref. 23762], Ferraris et al. 2000:296-297 [ref. 25110].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   ?ZSI F1904
Journal   Fishes India
Citation   Part 1
Page   63
Illustrations   Pl. 17 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Jaydia ---
Current Genus Jaydia
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1854
Current Family Apogonidae
Current Subfamily
Apogoninae Apogoninae

Habitat reef-associated        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Normally found in sandy to muddy bottoms. Has luminous organs on the thorax and abdomen which contain luciferin obtained from @Cypridina@ plankton. Nocturnal species (Ref. 7300).
Depth Range From 18 to 80 meters.
Distribution Indo-West Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym of Jaydia truncata  (Bleeker 1854). Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
Name History   • Valid as Apogon ellioti  Day 1875 -- (Hayashi in Masuda et al. 1984:145 [ref. 6441], Allen & Swainston 1988:68 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:547 [ref. 12442], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:257 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:104 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:356 [ref. 23967], Allen 1999:2606 [ref. 24812], Nakabo 2000:773 [ref. 25086], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:93 [ref. 25480]). • Valid as Apogonichthys ellioti  (Day 1875) -- (Chen et al. 1997:56 [ref. 26476]). • Synonym of Apogon truncatus  Bleeker 1855 -- (Randall 1995:161 [ref. 22896], Gon 1997:185 [ref. 23065], Johnson 1999:732 [ref. 25471], Fraser 2000:250 [ref. 24412], Hutchins 2001:31 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:773 [ref. 26001], Adrim et al. 2004:120 [ref. 27715], Hayashi 2004:50 [ref. 27898], Allen et al. 2006:1096 [ref. 29004]). • Synonym of Jaydia truncatus  (Bleeker 1854) -- (Mabuchi et al. 2014:202 [ref. 33426]).

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abo Apogon abo Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1935Synonym
abrogramma Apogon abrogramma Fraser [T. H.] & Lachner [E. A.] 1985Synonym
affinis Apogon affinis (Poey [F.] 1875)Valid
albimaculosa Ozichthys albimaculosa (Kailola [P. J.] 1976)Valid
albimaculosus Apogon albimaculosus Kailola [P. J.] 1976Synonym
albomarginata Apogon albomarginata (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
albomarginatus Apogon albomarginatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Valid
alutus Apogon alutus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
amblyuropterus Apogon amblyuropterus Bleeker [P.] 1853Uncertain
amboinensis Apogon amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
americanum Apogon americanum Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Spelling
americanus Apogon americanus Castelnau [F. L. de] 1855Valid
andhrae Apogon andhrae Dutt [S.] & Radhakrishna Rao [M. P. R.] 1980Synonym
angustatus Apogon angustatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1911)Synonym
anisolepis Apogon anisolepis Böhlke [J. E.] & Randall [J. E.] 1968Synonym
annularis Apogon annularis Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829Synonym
annularis roseipinnis Apogon annularis roseipinnis Günther [A.] in Tennet 1861Not available
apogonides Apogon apogonides (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
apogonoides Apogon apogonoides (Bleeker [P.] 1856)Synonym
aprion Apogon aprion Richardson [J.] 1842Synonym
arafurae Apogon arafurae Günther [A.] 1880Synonym
arenatus Apogon arenatus Bleeker [P.] (ex Castelnau) 1860Synonym
argenteus Apogon argenteus Valenciennes [A.] 1832Synonym
argyrogaster Apogon argyrogaster Weber [M.] 1909Synonym
armatus Apogon armatus Thiollière [V. J. de l'I.] in Montrouzier 1857Uncertain
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