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Bathophilus flemingi

Aron & McCrery

Bathophilus flemingi was originally described as Bathophilus flemingi by Aron & McCrery in 1958. It belongs to the family Stomiidae and subfamily Melanostomiinae. It is commonly known as Highfin dragonfish and is known Highfin dragonfish in USA (contiguous states), Highfin dragonfish in British Columbia, Highfin dragonfish in Canada. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   flemingi
AuthorWI   Aron [W.] & McCrery [P.]
AuthorNI   Aron & McCrery
Qualification   ---
Year   1958
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Stomiiformes Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Melanostomiinae Melanostomiinae
Genus   Bathophilus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Subfamily   Melanostomiinae
Genus   Bathophilus
Original Name   Bathophilus        
Taxon Name   flemingi
Original Combination   Bathophilus flemingi
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bathophilus flemingi
OriginalSubGenus   Bathophilus
Original Author   Aron & McCrery
Original AuthorWI   Aron [W.] & McCrery [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1958
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Melanostomiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   North Pacific, 800 miles off Cape Flattery, 47°58'N, 139°11'W, depth 60 meters.
Types   Paratypes: USNM 171005 (1), 202530 [ex UW 14378] (1), 202531 [ex UW 14379] (1), 202532 [ex UW 14377] (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 171004
Journal   Copeia
Citation   1958 (no. 3)
Page   181
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Bathophilus flemingi
Current Species   flemingi
Current Genus Bathophilus
Current AuthorWI Aron [W.] & McCrery [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Aron & McCrery
Current Year   1958
Current Family Stomiidae
Current Subfamily
Trichomycterinae Trichomycterinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Feeds on small crustaceans (Ref. 4525).
Depth Range From 225 to 1370 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Bathophilus flemingi  Aron & McCrery 1958. Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Bathophilus flemingi Aron & McCrery 1958 -- (Peden et al. 1985:4 [ref. 24081], Matarese et al. 1989:110 [ref. 26885], McAllister 1990:94 [ref. 14674], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:225 [ref. 25968], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:251 [ref. 28944], Burton & Lea 2019:43 [ref. 37205]).

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abarbatus Bathophilus abarbatus Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
alberti Bathophilus alberti (Roule [L.] & Angel [F.] 1931)Synonym
altipinnis Bathophilus altipinnis Beebe [W.] 1933Valid
ater Bathophilus ater (Brauer [A.] 1902)Valid
brevis Bathophilus brevis Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
chironema Bathophilus chironema Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
curvatus Bathophilus curvatus (Koefoed [E.] 1956)Synonym
cwyanorum Bathophilus cwyanorum Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
digitatus Bathophilus digitatus (Welsh [W. W.] 1923)Valid
filifer Bathophilus filifer (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
havanae Bathophilus havanae Barbour [T.] 1942Synonym
howelli Bathophilus howelli Barbour [T.] 1942Synonym
indicus Bathophilus indicus (Brauer [A.] 1902)Valid
irregularis Bathophilus irregularis Norman [J. R.] 1930Valid
kingi Bathophilus kingi Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
longipes Bathophilus longipes Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
longipinnis Bathophilus longipinnis (Pappenheim [P.] 1914)Valid
melas Bathophilus melas Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
metallicus Bathophilus metallicus (Welsh [W. W.] 1923)Valid
nigerrimus Bathophilus nigerrimus Giglioli [E. H.] 1882Valid
novicki Bathophilus novicki Barnett [M. A.] & Gibbs [R. H., Jr.] 1968Valid
pawneei Bathophilus pawneei Parr [A. E.] 1927Valid
proximus Bathophilus proximus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
schizochirus Bathophilus schizochirus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
simplex Bathophilus simplex Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
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