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Chatrabus melanurus

(Barnard 1927)

Chatrabus melanurus was originally described as Batrachoides melanurus by Barnard in 1927. It belongs to the family Batrachoididae and subfamily Halophryninae. It is commonly known as Humpback toadfish and is known Humpback toadfish in South Africa, Boggel-platannavis in South Africa, Humpback toadfish in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanurus
AuthorWI   Barnard [K. H.]
AuthorNI   Barnard
Qualification   ---
Year   1927
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoidiformes
Family   Batrachoididae
Halophryninae Halophryninae
Genus   Chatrabus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Batrachoidiformes
Family   Batrachoididae
Subfamily   Halophryninae
Genus   Chatrabus
Original Name   Batrachoides        
Taxon Name   melanurus
Original Combination   Batrachoides melanurus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Batrachoides melanurus
OriginalSubGenus   Batrachoides
Original Author   Barnard
Original AuthorWI   Barnard [K. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1927
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Halophryninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Agulhas Bank to Natal, South Africa, depth 25-100 fathoms [46-183 meters].
Primary Code   ---
Page   78

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chatrabus melanurus
Current Species melanurus
Current Genus Chatrabus
Current AuthorWI Barnard [K. H.]
Current AuthorNI Barnard
Current Year 1927
Current Family Batrachoididae
Current Subfamily
Halophryninae Halophryninae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 120 to 600 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Chatrabus melanurus  (Barnard 1927). Batrachoididae: Halophryninae.
Name History   •Valid as Chatrabus melanurus (Barnard 1927) -- (Hutchins 1986:359 [ref. 5673], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:145 [ref. 25472], Greenfield et al. 2008:681 [ref. 30046]).

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damaranus Chatrabus damaranus (Barnard [K. H.] 1927)Valid
felinus Chatrabus felinus (Smith [J. L. B.] 1952)Valid
hendersoni Chatrabus hendersoni (Smith [J. L. B.] 1952)Valid
vanecki Chatrabus vanecki (Smith [J. L. B.] 1952)Synonym
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