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Careproctus melanurus


Careproctus melanurus was originally described as Careproctus melanurus by Gilbert in 1892. It belongs to the family Liparidae. It is commonly known as Blacktail snailfish but has many other common names such as blacktail snailfish in USA, Black-tailed liparid in British Columbia, Blacktail snailfish in Canada, Black-tailed liparid in Canada. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanurus
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1892
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Liparidae
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Genus   Careproctus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Liparidae
Genus   Careproctus
Original Name   Careproctus        
Taxon Name   melanurus
Original Combination   Careproctus melanurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Careproctus melanurus
OriginalSubGenus   Careproctus
Original Author   Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1892
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off California, U.S.A., Albatross station 2925, 32°32'30"N, 117°24'00"W, depth 339 fathoms.
Types   Paralectotypes: CAS-SU 36 + 21191 (4); USNM 53816 (1), 126712 [ex USBF 604] (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:136 [ref. 12291].
Primary Code   Lectotype
Primary Type   USNM 44285
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 14 (no. 880)
Page   560

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Careproctus melanurus
Current Species melanurus
Current Genus Careproctus
Current AuthorWI Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI Gilbert
Current Year 1892
Current Family Liparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs on mud bottoms.
Depth Range From 90 to 2286 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Careproctus melanurus  Gilbert 1892. Liparidae.
Name History   •Valid as Careproctus melanurus Gilbert 1892 -- (Stein 1978:14 [ref. 4203], Eschmeyer & Herald 1983:191 [ref. 9277], McAllister 1990:209 [ref. 14674], Kido & Shinohara 1997:127 [ref. 22907], Nakabo 2000:670 [ref. 25086], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:32 [ref. 25650], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:616 [ref. 25968], Nakabo 2002:670 [ref. 26001], Parin et al. 2002:S112 [ref. 28300], Chernova et al. 2004:11 [ref. 27592], Nelson et al. 2004:124 [ref. 27807], Knudsen & Møller 2008:179 [ref. 29611], Kai et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31613], Page et al. 2013:127 [ref. 32708], Parin et al. 2014:322 [ref. 33547], Pietsch & Orr 2015:51 [ref. 34694], Burton & Lea 2019:71 [ref. 37205]).

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abbreviatus Careproctus abbreviatus Burke [C. V.] 1930Valid
acaecus Careproctus acaecus Andriashev [A. P.] 1991Valid
acanthodes Careproctus acanthodes Gilbert [C. H.] & Burke [C. V.] 1912Valid
aciculipunctatus Careproctus aciculipunctatus Andriashev [A. P.] & Chernova [N. V.] 1997Valid
acifer Careproctus acifer Andriashev [A. P.] & Stein [D. L.] 1998Valid
aculeolatus Careproctus aculeolatus Andriashev [A. P.] 1991Valid
albescens Careproctus albescens Barnard [K. H.] 1927Valid
alboventer Careproctus alboventer Krasyukova [Z. V.] (ex Schmidt) 1984Synonym
amblystomopsis Careproctus (Pseudoliparis) amblystomopsis Andriashev [A. P.] 1955Synonym
amblystomopsis Careproctus amblystomopsis Andriashev [A. P.] 1955Synonym
ampliceps Careproctus ampliceps Andriashev [A. P.] & Stein [D. L.] 1998Valid
armatus Careproctus armatus Andriashev [A. P.] 1991Valid
atakamensis Careproctus atakamensis Andriashev [A. P.] 1998Valid
atrans Careproctus atrans Andriashev [A. P.] 1991Valid
attenuatus Careproctus attenuatus Gilbert [C. H.] & Burke [C. V.] 1912Valid
aureomarginatus Careproctus aureomarginatus Andriashev [A. P.] 1991Valid
bathycoetus Careproctus bathycoetus Gilbert [C. H.] & Burke [C. V.] 1912Valid
batialis Careproctus batialis Popov [A. M.] 1933Valid
bowersianus Careproctus bowersianus Gilbert [C. H.] & Burke [C. V.] 1912Valid
brevipectoralis Careproctus brevipectoralis Chernova [N. V.], Thiel [R.] & Eidus [I.] 2020Valid
burkei Careproctus burkei Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1914Synonym
cactiformis Careproctus cactiformis Andriashev [A. P.] 1990Valid
cameliae Careproctus cameliae Nalbant [T. T.] 1965Synonym
candidus Careproctus candidus Gilbert [C. H.] & Burke [C. V.] 1912Synonym
canus Careproctus canus Kido [K.] 1985Valid
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