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Arothron melanorhynchos
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Arothron melanorhynchos


Arothron melanorhynchos was originally described as Arothron melanorhynchos by Bleeker in 1855. It belongs to the family Tetraodontidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanorhynchos
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1855
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
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Genus   Arothron
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Tetraodontidae
Genus   Arothron
Original Name   Arothron        
Taxon Name   melanorhynchos
Original Combination   Arothron melanorhynchos
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Arothron melanorhynchos
OriginalSubGenus   Arothron
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1855
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sahu, Halmahera Island, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ?BMNH 1867.11.28.107
Journal   Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Neder. Indië
Citation   v. 9
Page   111

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Arothron nigropunctatus
Current Species nigropunctatus
Current Genus Arothron
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.]
Current AuthorNI Bloch & Schneider
Current Year 1801
Current Family Tetraodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Arothron nigropunctatus  (Bloch & Schneider 1801). Tetraodontidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Arothron nigropunctatus (Bloch & Schneider 1801) -- (Su & Tyler 1986:25 [ref. 11531]).

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aerostaticus Arothron aerostaticus (Jenyns [L.] 1842)Synonym
asper Arothron asper (Cuvier [G.] 1818)Synonym
caeruleopunctatus Arothron caeruleopunctatus Matsuura [K.] 1994Valid
calamara Arothron calamara (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829)Synonym
carduus Arothron carduus (Cantor [T. E.] 1849)Valid
citrinellus Arothron citrinella (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
diadematus Arothron diadematus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1829)Valid
dorsovittatus Arothron dorsovittatus Blyth [E.] 1860Synonym
erethizon Arothron erethizon Jordan [D. S.] & Gilbert [C. H.] 1883Synonym
firmamentum Arothron firmamentum (Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1850)Valid
gillbanksii Arothron gillbanksii (Clarke [F. E.] 1897)Synonym
hispidus Arothron hispidus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
immaculatus Arothron immaculatus (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] (ex Lacepède) 1801)Valid
inconditus Arothron inconditus Smith [J. L. B.] 1958Valid
kappa Arothron kappa (Bleeker [P.] 1850)Synonym
lacrymatus Arothron lacrymatus (Quoy [J. R. C.] & Gaimard [J. P.] 1824)Synonym
laterna Arothron laterna (Richardson [J.] 1845)Synonym
latifrons Arothron latifrons (Jenkins [O. P.] 1901)Synonym
leopardus Arothron leopardus (Day [F.] 1878)Synonym
longicauda Dilobomycterus longicauda Bibron [G.] in Duméril 1855Synonym
manilensis Arothron manilensis (Marion de Procé [P.-M.] 1822)Valid
mappa Arothron mappa (Lesson [R. P.] 1831)Valid
meleagris Arothron meleagris (Anonymous (ex Commerson) in Lacepède 1798)Valid
michiei Arothron michiei (Hora [S. L.] 1925)Synonym
multilineatus Arothron multilineatus Matsuura [K.] 2016Valid
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