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Cyclothone megalops


Cyclothone megalops was originally described as Cyclothone megalops by Lütken in 1898. It belongs to the family Gonostomatidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Circumglobal, except Polar waters.
Species   megalops
AuthorWI   Lütken [C. F.]
AuthorNI   Lütken
Qualification   ---
Year   1898
Status   Synonym
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Stomiiformes Stomiiformes
Family   Gonostomatidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Cyclothone
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Stomiiformes
Family   Gonostomatidae
Genus   Cyclothone
Original Name   Cyclothone        
Taxon Name   megalops
Original Combination   Cyclothone megalops
Original Genus   Cyclothone
Original Genus Species   Cyclothone megalops
OriginalSubGenus   Cyclothone
Original Author   Lütken
Original AuthorWI   Lütken [C. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1898
Original Family   Gonostomatidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Between Iceland and Greenland, 64°38'N, 32°37'W, depth 1040 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:10 [ref. 9588].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMUC uncat
Journal   Ingolf Exped.
Page   10
Illustrations   Pl. 4 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Bajacalifornia megalops
Current Species   megalops
Current Genus   Bajacalifornia
Current AuthorWI   Lütken [C. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Lütken
Current Year   1898
Current Family   Alepocephalidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Water   Salt water
Distribution   Circumglobal, except Polar waters.

Current Summary   Synonym of Bajacalifornia megalops  (Lütken 1898). Alepocephalidae.
Name History   • Valid as Bajacalifornia megalops  (Lütken 1898) -- (Markle & Krefft 1985:351 [ref. 6789], Markle & Quéro in Whitehead et al. 1984:234 [ref. 13675], Markle 1986:219 [ref. 5687], Scott & Scott 1988:188 [ref. 25518], Pequeño 1989:33 [ref. 14125], McAllister 1990:73 [ref. 14674], Markle & Sazonov 1990:250 [ref. 14215], Sazonov et al. 1993:58 [ref. 21498], Nakamura & Okamura in Okamura et al. 1995:75 [ref. 22531], Santos et al. 1997:27 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:26 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:387 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:86 [ref. 24106], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:18 [ref. 25650], Sazonov & Williams 2001:S13 [ref. 26712], Carter & Hartel 2003:878 [ref. 27000], Moore et al. 2003:178 [ref. 27076], Hoese et al. 2006:387 [ref. 29035], Møller et al. 2010:24 [ref. 31169]).

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acclinidens Cyclothone acclinidens Garman [S.] 1899Valid
acclinideus Cyclothone acclinideus Garman [S.] 1899Synonym
alba Cyclothone alba Brauer [A.] 1906Valid
atraria Cyclothone atraria Gilbert [C. H.] 1905Valid
braueri Cyclothone braueri Jespersen [P.] & Tåning [A. V.] 1926Valid
canina Cyclothone canina Gilbert [C. H.] 1905Synonym
elongata Cyclothone elongata (Günther [A.] 1878)Synonym
grandis Cyclothone grandis Collett [R.] 1896Synonym
kobayashii Cyclothone kobayashii Miya [M.] 1994Valid
livida Cyclothone livida Brauer [A.] 1902Valid
lusca Cyclothone lusca Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1883Synonym
microdon Cyclothone microdon (Günther [A.] 1878)Valid
microdon pallidon Cyclothone microdon pallidon Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
microdon pygmaea Cyclothone microdon pygmaea Jespersen [P.] & Tåning [A. V.] 1926Valid
obscura Cyclothone obscura Brauer [A.] 1902Valid
pacifica Cyclothone pacifica Mukhacheva [V. A.] 1964Synonym
pallida Cyclothone pallida Brauer [A.] 1902Valid
parapallida Cyclothone parapallida Badcock [J.] 1982Valid
pseudoacclinidens Cyclothone pseudoacclinidens Quéro [J.-C.] 1974Valid
pseudopallida Cyclothone pseudopallida Mukhacheva [V. A.] 1964Valid
pygmaea Cyclothone pygmaea Jespersen [P.] & Tåning [A. V.] 1926Valid
quadrioculatum Cyclothone quadrioculatum (Vaillant [L. L.] 1888)Synonym
rhodadenia Cyclothone rhodadenia Gilbert [C. H.] 1905Synonym
signata Cyclothone signata Garman [S.] 1899Valid
signata alba Cyclothone signata alba Brauer [A.] 1906Valid
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