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Chelmon muelleri


Chelmon muelleri was originally described as Chelmo muelleri by Klunzinger in 1879. It belongs to the family Chaetodontidae. It is commonly known as Muller’s coralfish and is known Muller's coralfish in Australia, Blackfin coralfish in USA (contiguous states), Müller's coralfish in Micronesia, Federated States. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   muelleri
AuthorWI   Klunzinger [C. B.]
AuthorNI   Klunzinger
Qualification   ---
Year   1879
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
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Genus   Chelmon
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Chaetodontidae
Genus   Chelmon
Original Name   Chelmo        
Taxon Name   muelleri
Original Combination   Chelmo muelleri
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chelmo muelleri
OriginalSubGenus   Chelmo
Original Author   Klunzinger
Original AuthorWI   Klunzinger [C. B.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1879
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Port Darwin, Queensland, Australia.
Types   Syntypes: SMNS 2477 (3), 2613 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fricke 1992:8 [ref. 20296], Fricke 2005:25 [ref. 29864]
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Sitzungsber. Akad. Wiss. Wien
Citation   v. 80 (1. Abth.) (3-4)
Page   255

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chelmon muelleri
Current Species muelleri
Current Genus Chelmon
Current AuthorWI Klunzinger [C. B.]
Current AuthorNI Klunzinger
Current Year 1879
Current Family Chaetodontidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Chelmon muelleri  Klunzinger 1879. Chaetodontidae.
Name History   •Valid as Chelmon muelleri Klunzinger 1879 -- (Burgess 1978:135 [ref. 700], Allen 1980:162 [ref. 22764], Randall et al. 1990:230 [ref. 15987], Allen 1997:154 [ref. 23977], Larson & Williams 1997:363 [ref. 23967], Kuiter 1997:208 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:230 [ref. 25919], Hutchins 2001:265 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:36 [ref. 25847], Pyle 2001:3257 [ref. 26117], Senou et al. 2003:2 [ref. 25052], Smith et al. 2003:302 [ref. 27125], Allen et al. 2006:1296 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2012:535 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:156 [ref. 32988]).

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aculeatus Chelmon aculeatus Poey [F.] 1860Synonym
enceladus Chelmon enceladus (Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1791)Synonym
encladus Chelmon encladus Gistel [J.] 1848Synonym
lol Chelmon lol Montrouzier [X.] 1857Synonym
marginalis Chelmon marginalis Richardson [J.] 1842Valid
rostratus Chelmon rostratus (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
tricinctus Chelmon tricinctus Castelnau [F. L.] 1875Synonym
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