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Bathychaunax melanostomus
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Bathychaunax melanostomus


Bathychaunax melanostomus was originally described as Bathychaunax melanostomus by Caruso in 1989. It belongs to the family Chaunacidae. It is commonly known as Tadpole coffinfish . It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanostomus
AuthorWI   Caruso [J. H.]
AuthorNI   Caruso
Qualification   ---
Year   1989
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Chaunacidae
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Genus   Bathychaunax
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Chaunacidae
Genus   Bathychaunax
Original Name   Bathychaunax        
Taxon Name   melanostomus
Original Combination   Bathychaunax melanostomus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bathychaunax melanostomus
OriginalSubGenus   Bathychaunax
Original Author   Caruso
Original AuthorWI   Caruso [J. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1989
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Southeastern Indian Ocean, 16°55'S, 114°53'E, depth 1600-1700 meters.
Types   Paratypes: ZMMU P-17403-05 (4, 3, 1), P-17478 (1, not found).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZIN N48575
Journal   Bull. Mar. Sci.
Citation   v. 45 (no. 3)
Page   575
Illustrations   Figs. 1A, 2

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chaunacops melanostomus
Current Species melanostomus
Current Genus Chaunacops
Current AuthorWI Caruso [J. H.]
Current AuthorNI Caruso
Current Year 1989
Current Family Chaunacidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1320 to 1760 meters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Chaunacops melanostomus  (Caruso 1989). Chaunacidae.
Name History   •Valid as Bathychaunax melanostomus Caruso 1989 -- (Lindberg et al. 1997:227 [ref. 23547], Caruso 1999:2022 [ref. 24765], Hutchins 2001:22 [ref. 25847]). •Valid as Chaunacops melanostomus (Caruso 1989) -- (Caruso et al. 2006:120 [ref. 28546], Ho & McGrouther 2015:946 [7] [ref. 33685]).

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coloratus Bathychaunax coloratus (Garman [S.] 1899)Synonym
roseus Bathychaunax roseus (Barbour [T.] 1941)Synonym
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