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Carapus acus

(Brünnich 1768)

Carapus acus was originally described as Gymnotus acus by Brünnich in 1768. It belongs to the family Carapidae and subfamily Carapinae. It is commonly known as Pearl fish but has many other common names such as Aurin in France, Nadelfisch in Germany, Fed. Rep., Galiotto in Italy, Karap europejski in Poland, strmorinec in Slovenia. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   acus
AuthorWI   Brünnich [M. T.]
AuthorNI   Brünnich
Qualification   ---
Year   1768
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Carapidae
Carapinae Carapinae
Genus   Carapus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Carapidae
Subfamily   Carapinae
Genus   Carapus
Original Name   Gymnotus        
Taxon Name   acus
Original Combination   Gymnotus acus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gymnotus acus
OriginalSubGenus   Gymnotus
Original Author   Brünnich
Original AuthorWI   Brünnich [M. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1768
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Carapinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Palermo, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   ZMUC Jour. no. 36
Page   13

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Carapus acus
Current Species acus
Current Genus Carapus
Current AuthorWI Brünnich [M. T.]
Current AuthorNI Brünnich
Current Year 1768
Current Family Carapidae
Current Subfamily
Carapinae Carapinae

Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 100 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Carapus acus  (Brünnich 1768). Carapidae: Carapinae.
Name History   •Valid as Carapus acus (Brünnich 1768) -- (Arnold 1956:263 [ref. 5315], Wheeler 1973:557 [ref. 7190], Trott & Olney in Whitehead et al. 1986:1173 [ref. 13677], Markle & Olney 1990:374 [ref. 18996], Santos et al. 1997:124 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:111 [ref. 24952], Parmentier et al. 1999:135 [ref. 23955], Markle in Nielsen et al. 1999:12 [ref. 24448], Parmentier et al. 2000:295 [ref. 26179], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:54 [ref. 26753], Golani 2005:26 [ref. 37112], Parmentier et al. 2006:122 [ref. 28668], Fricke et al. 2007:65 [ref. 29533], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:31 [ref. 36649], Wirtz et al. 2013:119 [ref. 32972], Wirtz et al. 2014:4 [ref. 33516], Nielsen 2016:1945 [ref. 34583], Artüz & Fricke 2019:554 [ref. 36612], Carneiro et al. 2019:159 [ref. 37250], Elbaraasi et al. 2019:94 [ref. 36864]).

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affinis Carapus affinis (Günther [A.] 1862)Synonym
arenatus Carapus arenatus Eydoux [J. F. T.] & Souleyet [F. A.] 1850Synonym
bermudensis Carapus bermudensis (Jones [J. M.] 1874)Valid
birpex Carapus birpex Arnold [D. C.] 1956Synonym
boraborensis Carapus boraborensis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
brandesii Pterygotrigla brandesii (Bleeker [P.] 1850)Valid
chavesi Carapus chavesi Ancona López [A. A.] 1956Synonym
cinereus Carapus cinereus Smith [J. L. B.] 1955Synonym
cuspis Carapus cuspis Arnold [D. C.] 1956Synonym
dentatus Carapus dentatus (Cuvier [G.] 1829)Synonym
dephilippii Carapus dephilippii (Gasco [F.] 1870)Synonym
dubius Carapus dubius (Putnam [F. W.] 1874)Valid
fierasfer Carapus fierasfer (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
fontanesii Carapus fontanesii (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
herrei Carapus herrei (Schultz [L. P.] 1938)Synonym
homei Carapus homei (Richardson [J.] 1846)Synonym
houlti Carapus houlti (Ogilby [J. D.] 1922)Synonym
imberbe Carapus imberbe (Cuvier [G.] 1815)Synonym
imberbis Carapus imberbis (Cuvier [G.] 1815)Synonym
inaequilabiatus Carapus inaequilabiatus Valenciennes [A.] 1839Synonym
linearis Carapus linearis (Kaup [J. J.] 1860)Synonym
lucillae Carapus lucillae (Fowler [H. W.] 1938)In family
lumbricoides Carapus lumbricoides (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Synonym
macrourus Carapus macrourus Cuvier [G.] in Günther 1870In family
maculata Carapus maculata (Swainson [W.] 1839)Synonym
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