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Chromis megalopsis

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Chromis megalopsis was originally described as Chromis megalopsis by Allen in 1976. It belongs to the family Pomacentridae and subfamily Chrominae. It is commonly known as Bigeye chromis and is known in Australia as Bigeye chromis. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   megalopsis
AuthorWI   Allen [G. R.]
AuthorNI   Allen
Qualification   ---
Year   1976
Status   Synonym
Class  
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Order  
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Family   Pomacentridae
Subfamily  
Chrominae Chrominae
Genus   Chromis
Subgenus   ---

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Family   Pomacentridae
Subfamily   Chrominae
Genus   Chromis
Original Name   Chromis        
Taxon Name   megalopsis
Original Combination   Chromis megalopsis
Original Genus   Chromis
Original Genus Species   Chromis megalopsis
OriginalSubGenus   Chromis
Original Author   Allen
Original AuthorWI   Allen [G. R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1976
Original Family   Pomacentridae
Original SubFamily   Chrominae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   About 40 nautical miles west of Bernier Island, 24°59'S, 112°27'E, Western Australia, depth 71 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: WAM P.22343-001 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type information: Hutchins & Smith 1991:29 [ref. 19335], Moore et al. 2008:31 [ref. 30117].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   WAM P.25207-001
Journal   Rec. West. Aust. Mus.
Citation   v. 4 (no. 2)
Page   136
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Chromis mirationis
Current Species   mirationis
Current Genus   Chromis
Current AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
Current AuthorNI   Tanaka
Current Year   1917
Current Family   Pomacentridae
Current Subfamily   Chrominae Chrominae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Inhabits deep offshore trawling grounds.
Depth Range   From 128 to 155 meters.
   
Distribution   ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Chromis mirationis  Tanaka 1917. Pomacentridae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Chromis megalopsis  Allen 1976 -- (Allen 1991:240 [ref. 19344]). • Synonym of Chromis mirationis  Tanaka 1917 -- (Allen 1993:25 [ref. 20780], Allen 1999:99 [ref. 23870], Allen & Adrim 2000:51 [ref. 25052], Allen et al. 2006:1450 [ref. 29090], Allen & Erdmann 2008:203 [ref. 29960], Allen & Erdmann 2009:122 [ref. 30466]).

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abrupta Chromis abrupta Randall [J. E.] 2001Valid
abyssicola Chromis abyssicola Allen [G. R.] & Randall [J. E.] 1985Valid
abyssus Chromis abyssus Pyle [R. L.], Earle [J. L.] & Greene [B. D.] 2008Valid
acares Chromis acares Randall [J. E.] & Swerdloff [S. N.] 1973Valid
acuticeps Chromis acuticeps Steindachner [F.] 1866Synonym
agilis Chromis agilis Smith [J. L. B.] 1960Valid
albicauda Chromis albicauda Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2009Valid
albomaculata Chromis albomaculata Kamohara [T.] 1960Valid
albomaculatus Chromis albomaculatus Kamohara [T.] 1960Synonym
alleni Chromis alleni Randall [J. E.], Ida [H.] & Moyer [J. T.] 1981Valid
alpha Chromis alpha Randall [J. E.] 1988Valid
alta Chromis alta Greenfield [D. W.] & Woods [L. P.] 1980Valid
amboinensis Chromis amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1871)Valid
analis Chromis analis (Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1830)Valid
andreae Chromis andreae Günther [A.] 1864Synonym
angulatus Chromis angulatus (Bleeker [P.] 1845)Not available
athena Chromis athena Allen [G. R.] & Erdmann [M. V.] 2008Valid
atrilobata Chromis (Furcaria) atrilobata Gill [T. N.] 1862Synonym
atrilobata Chromis atrilobata Gill [T. N.] 1862Valid
atripectoralis Chromis atripectoralis Welander [A. D.] & Schultz [L. P.] 1951Valid
atripes Chromis atripes Fowler [H. W.] & Bean [B. A.] 1928Valid
aurata Chromis aurata Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
auratus Chromis auratus Boulenger [G. A.] 1897Synonym
aureus Chromis aureus Steindachner [F.] 1864Synonym
axillaris Chromis axillaris (Bennett [E. T.] 1831)Valid
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