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Apogon melanoproctus

Fraser & Randall

Apogon melanoproctus was originally described as Apogon melanoproctus by Fraser & Randall in 1976. It belongs to the family Apogonidae and subfamily Apogoninae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanoproctus
AuthorWI   Fraser [T. H.] & Randall [J. E.]
AuthorNI   Fraser & Randall
Qualification   ---
Year   1976
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   melanoproctus
Original Combination   Apogon melanoproctus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Apogon melanoproctus
OriginalSubGenus   Apogon
Original Author   Fraser & Randall
Original AuthorWI   Fraser [T. H.] & Randall [J. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1976
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Apogoninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Vertical reef with caves, south side of Tanavula Point, 9°02'44"S, 160°04'07"E, Florida Island, Solomon Islands, depth 18-37 meters.
Types   Paratypes: AMS I.17888-001 (2); BPBM 15475 (2); CAS 30649 (2); RMNH 27057 (2); USNM 212132 (2), 212133 (1, c&s).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   BPBM 15474
Journal   Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.
Citation   v. 88 (no. 47)
Page   506
Illustrations   Fig. 2

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ostorhinchus melanoproctus
Current Species   melanoproctus
Current Genus Ostorhinchus
Current AuthorWI Fraser [T. H.] & Randall [J. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Fraser & Randall
Current Year   1976
Current Family Apogonidae
Current Subfamily
Apogoninae Apogoninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 18 to 37 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Ostorhinchus melanoproctus  (Fraser & Randall 1976). Apogonidae: Apogoninae.
Name History   •Valid as Apogon melanoproctus Fraser & Randall 1976 -- (Myers 1999:126 [ref. 23965], Allen 1999:2606 [ref. 24812], Allen & Adrim 2003:35 [ref. 26830]). •Valid as Ostorhinchus melanoproctus (Fraser & Randall 1976) -- (Allen & Erdmann 2012:397 [ref. 31980], Fraser 2012:82 [ref. 32177], Mabuchi et al. 2014:200 [ref. 33426], Fricke et al. 2019:135 [ref. 36673], Kuiter & Kozawa 2019:101 [ref. 36965]).

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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)Synonym
albimaculosus Apogon albimaculosus Kailola [P. J.] 1976Synonym
albimaculosus Ozichthys albimaculosus (Kailola [P. J.] 1976)Valid
albomarginata Apogon albomarginata (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
albomarginatus Apogon albomarginatus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Synonym
alutus Apogon alutus Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1882Synonym
amboinensis Apogon amboinensis Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
americanum Apogon americanum Castelnau [F. L.] 1855Synonym
americanus Apogon americanus Castelnau [F. L.] 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 1861Synonym
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
aroubiensis Apogon aroubiensis Hombron [J. B.] & Jacquinot [H.] in Jacquinot & Guichenot 1853Synonym
asaedae Apogon asaedae Seale [A.] 1935Synonym
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