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Bathophilus nigerrimus


Bathophilus nigerrimus was originally described as Bathophilus nigerrimus by Giglioli in 1882. It belongs to the family Stomiidae and subfamily Melanostomiinae. It is commonly known as Ginga-eso and is known Scaleless dragonfish in Australia, Ginga-eso in Japan, Scaleless Dragonfish in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   nigerrimus
AuthorWI   Giglioli [E. H.]
AuthorNI   Giglioli
Qualification   ---
Year   1882
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   nigerrimus
Original Combination   Bathophilus nigerrimus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bathophilus nigerrimus
OriginalSubGenus   Bathophilus
Original Author   Giglioli
Original AuthorWI   Giglioli [E. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1882
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Melanostomiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Vanni 1991:221 [ref. 20099].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MZUF 4706
Journal   Nature (Lond.)
Citation   v. 27
Page   199

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Bathophilus nigerrimus
Current Species   nigerrimus
Current Genus Bathophilus
Current AuthorWI Giglioli [E. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Giglioli
Current Year   1882
Current Family Stomiidae
Current Subfamily
Trichomycterinae Trichomycterinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Mesopelagic (Ref. 559).

Current Summary   Valid as Bathophilus nigerrimus  Giglioli 1882. Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Bathophilus nigerrimus Giglioli 1882 -- (Morrow 1973:135 [ref. 7175], Gibbs in Whitehead et al. 1984:343 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:52 [ref. 6441], Gibbs 1986:237 [ref. 5655], Gibbs & Barnett 1990:310 [ref. 14915], Santos et al. 1997:35 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:36 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:486 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:90 [ref. 24106], Porteiro et al. 1999:30 [ref. 24203], Harold 1999:1912 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:333 [ref. 25086], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:333 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:911 [ref. 27001], Golani 2005:21 [ref. 37112], Paxton et al. 2006:444 [ref. 28995], Prokofiev 2014:3787 [ref. 33470], Harold 2016:1813 [ref. 34568], Nión et al. 2016:36 [ref. 35565], Fricke et al. 2018:67 [ref. 35805], Carneiro et al. 2019:96 [ref. 37250]).

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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
flemingi Bathophilus flemingi Aron [W.] & McCrery [P.] 1958Valid
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
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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