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Chilorhinus suensonii


Chilorhinus suensonii was originally described as Chilorhinus suensonii by Lütken in 1852. It belongs to the family Chlopsidae. It is commonly known as Seagrass eel and is known seagrass eel in USA (contiguous states), Seagrass eel in Bahamas, Anguililla bembona in Cuba. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   suensonii
AuthorWI   Lütken [C. F.]
AuthorNI   Lütken
Qualification   ---
Year   1852
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Chlopsidae
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Genus   Chilorhinus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Chlopsidae
Genus   Chilorhinus
Original Name   Chilorhinus        
Taxon Name   suensonii
Original Combination   Chilorhinus suensonii
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chilorhinus suensonii
OriginalSubGenus   Chilorhinus
Original Author   Lütken
Original AuthorWI   Lütken [C. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1852
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   St. Croix Island, Virgin Islands, West Indies.
Types   Syntypes: ZMB 4044 (1?); ZMUC 100 (1), 320 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:53 [ref. 9588] as *suensoni*.
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturh. Foren. Kjob.
Citation   1851 (nos. 1-2)
Page   16
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Chilorhinus suensonii
Current Species   suensonii
Current Genus Chilorhinus
Current AuthorWI Lütken [C. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Lütken
Current Year   1852
Current Family Chlopsidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits sandy areas and seagrass beds, usually bathed by clear, oceanic water.

Current Summary   Valid as Chilorhinus suensonii  Lütken 1852. Chlopsidae.
Name History   •Valid as Chlopsis suensoni (Lütken 1852) -- (Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:148 [ref. 27754]). •Valid as Chilorhinus suensonii Lütken 1852 [usually as suensoni] -- (Robins & Ray 1986:55 [ref. 23100], Smith 1989:85 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:939 [ref. 13285], Villamizar 1996:37 [ref. 23496], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:130 [ref. 25013], Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:32 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:699 [ref. 26989], Nelson et al. 2004:60 [ref. 27807], Randall 2007:72 [ref. 30952], Page et al. 2013:60 [ref. 32708], Smith-Vaniz & Jelks 2014:23 [ref. 33341]).

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brocki Chilorhinus brocki Gosline [W. A.] 1951Synonym
debeauforti Chilorhinus debeauforti Metzelaar [J.] 1919Synonym
feathersi Chilorhinus feathersi (Fowler [H. W.] 1944)Synonym
megalops Chilorhinus megalops (Starks [E. C.] 1913)Synonym
platyrhynchus Chilorhinus platyrhynchus (Norman [J. R.] 1922)Valid
suensoni Chilorhinus suensoni Lütken [C. F.] 1852Synonym
vermiformis Chilorhinus (Muraenichthys) vermiformis Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
vermiformis Chilorhinus vermiformis Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
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