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Ariomma melanum

(Ginsburg 1954)

Ariomma melanum was originally described as Cubiceps melanum by Ginsburg in 1954. It belongs to the family Ariommatidae. It is commonly known as Brown driftfish but has many other common names such as brown driftfish in USA (contiguous states), Kuro-oomemedai in Japan, Brown driftfish in South Africa, Ariomme brune in France, Falso-carapau-castanho in Portugal. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Atlantic in warm seas.
Species   melanum
AuthorWI   Ginsburg [I.]
AuthorNI   Ginsburg
Qualification   ---
Year   1954
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scombriformes Scombriformes
Family   Ariommatidae
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Genus   Ariomma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes
Family   Ariommatidae
Genus   Ariomma
Original Name   Cubiceps        
Taxon Name   melanus
Original Combination   Cubiceps melanus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cubiceps melanus
OriginalSubGenus   Cubiceps
Original Author   Ginsburg
Original AuthorWI   Ginsburg [I.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1954
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Mississippi Delta, Louisiana, U.S.A., 29°11'30"N, 88°07'30"W, Oregon station 382, depth 190-210 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 157779
Page   260

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ariomma melanum
Current Species   melanum
Current Genus Ariomma
Current AuthorWI Ginsburg [I.]
Current AuthorNI   Ginsburg
Current Year   1954
Current Family Ariommatidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat bathydemersal        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 180 to 600 meters.
Distribution Atlantic in warm seas.

Current Summary   Valid as Ariomma melanum  (Ginsburg 1954). Ariommatidae.
Name History   • Valid or possible synonym of Ariomma bondi  Fowler 1930 -- (Haedrich 1967:94 [ref. 5357], Scott & Scott 1988:470 [ref. 25518]). • Valid as Ariomma melanum  (Ginsburg 1954) -- (Shimizu in Uyeno et al. 1983:427 [ref. 14275], Haedrich 1986:847 [ref. 5659], Robins & Ray 1986:268 [ref. 23100], Haedrich 1990:1019 [ref. 19509], Boschung 1992:171 [ref. 23239], Cervigón 1994:265 [ref. 24488], Lamkin 1997:950 [ref. 23085], Moore et al. 2003:231 [ref. 27076], Haedrich 2003:1876 [ref. 27117], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:104 [ref. 27192], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:104 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:178 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:813 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:183 [ref. 32708]).

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africanus Ariomma africanus (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1923)Synonym
bondi Ariomma bondi Fowler [H. W.] 1930Valid
brevimanum Ariomma brevimanum (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884)Valid
brevimanus Ariomma brevimanus (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1884)Synonym
dollfusi Ariomma dollfusi (Chabanaud [P.] 1930)Synonym
evermanni Ariomma evermanni Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1907Synonym
extraneus Ariomma extraneus (Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1951)Synonym
helena Ariomma helena Trunov [I. A.] 1976Valid
indica Ariomma indica (Day [F.] 1871)Spelling
indicum Ariomma indicum (Day [F.] 1871)Valid
ledanoisi Ariomma ledanoisi (Belloc [G.] 1937)Synonym
lurida Ariomma lurida Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1904Synonym
luridum Ariomma luridum Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1904Valid
melana Ariomma melana (Ginsburg [I.] 1954)Spelling
multisquamus Ariomma multisquamus (Marchal [E.] 1962)Synonym
nigriargenteus Ariomma nigriargenteus (Ginsburg [I.] 1954)Synonym
parini Ariomma parini Piotrovsky [A. S.] 1987Valid
regulus Ariomma regulus (Poey [F.] 1868)Valid
thompsoni Ariomma thompsoni (Fowler [H. W.] 1923)Synonym
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