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Bembras megacephala

Imamura & Knapp

Bembras megacephala was originally described as Bembras megacephala by Imamura & Knapp in 1998. It belongs to the family Bembridae. It is commonly known as Greenspotted flathead . It is found in Salt water.
Species   megacephala
AuthorWI   Imamura [H.] & Knapp [L. W.]
AuthorNI   Imamura & Knapp
Qualification   ---
Year   1998
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Bembridae
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Genus   Bembras
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Bembridae
Genus   Bembras
Original Name   Bembras        
Taxon Name   megacephala
Original Combination   Bembras megacephala
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Bembras megacephala
OriginalSubGenus   Bembras
Original Author   Imamura & Knapp
Original AuthorWI   Imamura [H.] & Knapp [L. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1998
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Port Headland, northwestern Australia, 18°28' to 34°29'S, 118°15' to 151°17'E, depth 150-156 meters.
Types   Paratypes: AMS I.22805-039 (4); BMNH 1986.11.27.1 (1); CSIRO 2365 (1), 2798-2799 (2); USNM 264796 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMS I.22805-003
Journal   Ichth. Research
Citation   v. 45 (no. 2)
Page   174
Illustrations   Figs. 13-14

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Bembras megacephala
Current Species   megacephala
Current Genus Bembras
Current AuthorWI Imamura [H.] & Knapp [L. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Imamura & Knapp
Current Year   1998
Current Family Bembridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Named for its large head.
Depth Range From 150 to 280 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Bembras megacephala  Imamura & Knapp 1998. Bembridae.
Name History   •Valid as Bembras megacephala Imamura & Knapp 1998 -- (Poss 1999:2384 [ref. 24796], Larson et al. 2013:89 [ref. 32988], Imamura et al. 2018:[1] [ref. 35952]).

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adenensis Bembras adenensis Imamura [H.] & Knapp [L. W.] 1997Valid
andamanensis Bembras andamanensis Imamura [H.], Psomadakis [P. N.] & Thein [H.] 2018Valid
curta Parabembras curta Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Valid
curtus Bembras curtus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Synonym
japonica Bembras japonica Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Valid
japonicus Bembras japonicus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
laevis Bembras laevis Nyström [E.] 1887Synonym
leslieknappi Bembras leslieknappi Imamura [H.], Psomadakis [P. N.] & Thein [H.] 2018Valid
longipinnis Bembras longipinnis Imamura [H.] & Knapp [L. W.] 1998Valid
macrolepis Bembras macrolepis Imamura [H.] in Imamura & Knapp 1998Valid
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