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Centrolophus medusophagus


Centrolophus medusophagus was originally described as Centrolophus medusophagus by Cocco in 1839. It belongs to the family Centrolophidae. It is commonly known as Cornish blackfish but has many other common names such as Brown ruff in USA, Rouffe des méduses in France, Bretahveðnir in Iceland, Liro-mole in Portugal, Rufo de aguas malas in Spain. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   medusophagus
AuthorWI   Cocco [A.]
AuthorNI   Cocco
Qualification   ---
Year   1839
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scombriformes Scombriformes
Family   Centrolophidae
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Genus   Centrolophus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes
Family   Centrolophidae
Genus   Centrolophus
Original Name   Centrolophus        
Taxon Name   medusophagus
Original Combination   Centrolophus medusophagus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Centrolophus medusophagus
OriginalSubGenus   Centrolophus
Original Author   Cocco
Original AuthorWI   Cocco [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1839
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Messina, Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Giorn. Gabin. Litt. Messina
Citation   v. 1
Page   57

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Schedophilus medusophagus
Current Species medusophagus
Current Genus Schedophilus
Current AuthorWI Cocco [A.]
Current AuthorNI Cocco
Current Year 1839
Current Family Centrolophidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Schedophilus medusophagus  (Cocco 1839). Centrolophidae.
Name History   •Valid as Centrolophus medusophagus Cocco 1839 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:269 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:471 [ref. 25518], Nelson et al. 2004:177 [ref. 27807] dating to 1829). •Valid as Schedophilus medusophagus (Cocco 1839) [with date often as 1829] -- (Haedrich 1967:61 [ref. 5357], Haedrich 1973:560 [ref. 7216], John & Karrer 1985:77 [ref. 21825], Haedrich in Whitehead et al. 1986:1181 [ref. 13677], Arruda 1997:111 [ref. 24952], Dulĉić 1998:1035 [ref. 23485], McAllister 1990:182 [ref. 14674], Santos et al. 1997:110 [ref. 23531], Porteiro et al. 1999:42 [ref. 24203], Bilecenoğlu et al. 2002:178 [ref. 26753], Francour & Javel 2003:57 [ref. 27025], Moore et al. 2003:231 [ref. 27076], Haedrich 2003:1868 [ref. 27117], Lipej & Dulčić 2010:71 [ref. 36649], Bañón et al. 2012:272 [ref. 31874], Page et al. 2013:183 [ref. 32708], Bañón et al. 2016:324 [ref. 34397], Haedrich in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2918 [ref. 34618]).

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bifasciatus Centrolophus bifasciatus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1961)Synonym
britannicus Centrolophus britannicus Günther [A.] 1860Synonym
californicus Centrolophus californicus Hobbs [K. L.] 1929Synonym
corcyrensis Centrolophus corcyrensis Kolombatović [G.] 1902Synonym
crassus Centrolophus crassus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
dicologlossops Centrolophus dicologlossops (Smith [J. L. B.] 1966)Synonym
elongatus Centrolophus elongatus (Johnson [J. Y.] 1862)Synonym
huttoni Centrolophus huttoni Waite [E. R.] 1910Synonym
irvini Centrolophus irvini (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1923)Synonym
japonicus Centrolophus japonicus Döderlein [L.] in Steindachner & Döderlein 1884Synonym
liparis Centrolophus liparis Risso [A.] 1827Synonym
maculosus Centrolophus maculosus (Nardo [G. D.] 1827)Synonym
maoricus Centrolophus maoricus Ogilby [J. D.] 1893Synonym
messanensis Centrolophus messanensis (Cocco [A.] 1829)Synonym
microchirus Centrolophus microchirus Bonelli [F. A.] 1819In family
morio Centrolophus morio Cuvier [G.] (ex Lacepède) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
newtoni Centrolophus newtoni Osório [B.] 1895Synonym
niger Centrolophus niger Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802Synonym
niger Centrolophus niger (Gmelin [J. F.] 1789)Valid
ovalis Centrolophus ovalis Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1833Synonym
peruanus Centrolophus peruanus Steindachner [F.] 1875Synonym
pompilus Centrolophus pompilus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Synonym
porosissimus Centrolophus porosissimus Canestrini [G.] 1864Synonym
rotundicauda Centrolophus rotundicauda Costa [O. G.] 1866Synonym
valenciennesi Centrolophus valenciennesi Moreau [É.] 1881Synonym
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