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Cancelloxus elongatus

Heemstra & Wright

Cancelloxus elongatus was originally described as Cancelloxus elongatus by Heemstra & Wright in 1986. It belongs to the family Clinidae. It is commonly known as Whiteblotched klipfish and is known Witgevlekde klipvis in South Africa, Whiteblotched klipfish in South Africa, Whiteblotched klipfish in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Heemstra [P. C.] & Wright [J. E.]
AuthorNI   Heemstra & Wright
Qualification   ---
Year   1986
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Clinidae
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Genus   Cancelloxus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Blenniiformes
Family   Clinidae
Genus   Cancelloxus
Original Name   Cancelloxus        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Cancelloxus elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cancelloxus elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Cancelloxus
Original Author   Heemstra & Wright
Original AuthorWI   Heemstra [P. C.] & Wright [J. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1986
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Storms River mouth, southeastern Cape Province, 34°01'S, 23°55'E, South Africa, depth 22-25 meters.
Types   Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 12775 (1), 25496 (3), 11994 (1), 13438 (2), 13844 (1), 13854 (1); SAM 30909 (2).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 11989
Journal   J. L. B. Smith Inst. Ichthyol. Spec. Publ.
Citation   No. 40
Page   2
Illustrations   Figs. 1-4; Pl. 1 (upper)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Cancelloxus elongatus
Current Species elongatus
Current Genus Cancelloxus
Current AuthorWI Heemstra [P. C.] & Wright [J. E.]
Current AuthorNI Heemstra & Wright
Current Year 1986
Current Family Clinidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits sandy areas near rocks.
Depth Range From 10 to 25 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Cancelloxus elongatus  Heemstra & Wright 1986. Clinidae.
Name History   •Valid as Cancelloxus elongatus Heemstra & Wright 1986 -- (Smith 1986:760 [ref. 5712], Prochazka & Griffiths 1991:6 [ref. 19345], Patzner et al. 2009:465 [ref. 30396]).

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burrelli Cancelloxus burrelli Smith [J. L. B.] 1961Valid
longior Cancelloxus longior Prochazka [K.] & Griffiths [C. L.] 1991Valid
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