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Bathyclupea megaceps


Bathyclupea megaceps was originally described as Bathyclupea megaceps by Fowler in 1938. It belongs to the family Bathyclupeidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific.
Species   megaceps
AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
AuthorNI   Fowler
Qualification   ---
Year   1938
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Bathyclupeidae
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Genus   Bathyclupea
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Bathyclupeidae
Genus   Bathyclupea
Original Name   Bathyclupea        
Taxon Name   megaceps
Original Combination   Bathyclupea megaceps
Original Genus   Bathyclupea
Original Genus Species   Bathyclupea megaceps
OriginalSubGenus   Bathyclupea
Original Author   Fowler
Original AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1938
Original Family   Bathyclupeidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Iligan Bay, northern Mindanao, Philippines, 8°21'12"N, 124°12'06"E, Albatross station D.5507, depth 425 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: USNM 93323-24 (1, 1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 93323
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 85 (no. 3032)
Page   33
Illustrations   Fig. 7

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Neobathyclupea megaceps
Current Species   megaceps
Current Genus   Neobathyclupea
Current AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Fowler
Current Year   1938
Current Family   Bathyclupeidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   pelagic        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 777 to 778 meters.
Distribution   Western Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym of Neobathyclupea megaceps  (Fowler 1938). Bathyclupeidae.
Name History   • Valid as Bathyclupea megaceps  Fowler 1938 -- (Yatsu in Amaoka et al. 1990:280 [ref. 16024], Paxton 2001:3211 [ref. 26113], Prokofiev 2014:131 [ref. 33287]).

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argentea Bathyclupea argentea Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896Synonym
argentea Neobathyclupea argentea (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Valid
elongata Bathyclupea elongata Trunov [I. A.] 1975Synonym
elongata Neobathyclupea elongata (Trunov [I. A.] 1975)Valid
gracilis Bathyclupea gracilis Fowler [H. W.] 1938Synonym
gracilis Neobathyclupea gracilis (Fowler [H. W.] 1938)Valid
hoskynii Bathyclupea hoskynii Alcock [A. W.] 1891Valid
hoskynni Bathyclupea hoskynni Alcock [A. W.] 1891Synonym
japanotaiwana Bathyclupea japanotaiwana Prokofiev [A. M.] 2014Synonym
japanotaiwana Neobathyclupea japanotaiwana (Prokofiev [A. M.] 2014)Valid
malayana Bathyclupea malayana Weber [M.] 1913Synonym
malayana Neobathyclupea malayana (Weber [M.] 1913)Valid
megaceps Neobathyclupea megaceps (Fowler [H. W.] 1938)Valid
nikparini Bathyclupea nikparini Prokofiev [A. M.] 2014Valid
schroederi Bathyclupea schroederi Dick [M. M.] 1962Valid
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