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Brotula ensiformis


Brotula ensiformis was originally described as Brotula ensiformis by Günther in 1862. It belongs to the family Ophidiidae and subfamily Brotulinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   ensiformis
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1862
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Brotulinae Brotulinae
Genus   Brotula
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Ophidiidae
Subfamily   Brotulinae
Genus   Brotula
Original Name   Brotula        
Taxon Name   ensiformis
Original Combination   Brotula ensiformis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Brotula ensiformis
OriginalSubGenus   Brotula
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1862
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Brotulinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Aneiteum Island, Vanuatu.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1860.7.18.13 (1, stuffed), 1860.7.18.61(1, stuffed).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Cat. Fishes
Citation   v. 4
Page   372

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Brotula multibarbata
Current Species multibarbata
Current Genus Brotula
Current AuthorWI Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.]
Current AuthorNI Temminck & Schlegel
Current Year 1846
Current Family Ophidiidae
Current Subfamily
Brotulinae Brotulinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Brotula multibarbata  Temminck & Schlegel 1846. Ophidiidae: Brotulinae.
Name History   •Synonym of Brotula multibarbata Temminck & Schlegel 1846 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:23 [ref. 24448]).

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armata Brotula armata Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846Synonym
barbata Brotula barbata (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
burbonensis Brotula burbonensis Kaup [J. J.] 1858Synonym
clarkae Brotula clarkae Hubbs [C. L.] 1944Valid
clarki Brotula clarki Hubbs [C. L.] 1944Synonym
flaviviridis Brotula flaviviridis Greenfield [D. W.] 2005Valid
formosae Brotula formosae Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1902Synonym
imberbis Brotula imberbis Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846Synonym
japonica Brotula japonica Steindachner [F.] & Döderlein [L.] 1887Synonym
jayakari Brotula jayakari Günther [A.] 1909Synonym
jerdoni Brotula jerdoni Day [F.] 1888Synonym
maculata Brotula maculata Day [F.] 1868In family
maculata Brotula maculata Evermann [B. W.] & Radcliffe [L.] 1917In family
marginalis Brotula marginalis Jenkins [O. P.] 1901Synonym
muelleri Brotula muelleri Günther [A.] 1909Synonym
multibarbata Brotula multibarbata Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1846Valid
multicirrata Brotula multicirrata Vaillant [L. L.] & Sauvage [H.-E.] 1875Synonym
ordwayi Brotula ordwayi Hildebrand [S. F.] & Barton [O.] 1949Valid
palmietensis Brotula palmietensis Smith [J. L. B.] 1935Synonym
phenax Brotula phenax Prokofiev [A. M.] 2007Valid
townsendi Brotula townsendi Fowler [H. W.] 1900Valid
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