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Cynoglossus acaudatus


Cynoglossus acaudatus was originally described as Cynoglossus acaudatus by Gilchrist in 1906. It belongs to the family Cynoglossidae and subfamily Cynoglossinae. It is commonly known as Natal tongue-fish but has many other common names such as in South Africa as Natal tonguefish, in Mozambique as Linguado de Natal, in Sodwana as Natal tonguefish, in United Kingdom as Natal tongue-fish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Indian Ocean.
Species   acaudatus
AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.]
AuthorNI   Gilchrist
Qualification   ---
Year   1906
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectiformes
Family   Cynoglossidae
Cynoglossinae Cynoglossinae
Genus   Cynoglossus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Pleuronectiformes
Family   Cynoglossidae
Subfamily   Cynoglossinae
Genus   Cynoglossus
Original Name   Cynoglossus        
Taxon Name   acaudatus
Original Combination   Cynoglossus acaudatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cynoglossus acaudatus
OriginalSubGenus   Cynoglossus
Original Author   Gilchrist
Original AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1906
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Cynoglossinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Amatikulu River mouth, 26-27 fathoms; Cape Point, 480-600 fathoms; Durban, KwaZulu-NAtal, South Africa.
Types   Syntypes: (12) SAM 15468 (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Mar. Invest. S. Africa
Citation   v. 4
Page   162
Illustrations   Pl. 46

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Cynoglossus acaudatus
Current Species   acaudatus
Current Genus   Cynoglossus
Current AuthorWI   Gilchrist [J. D. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilchrist
Current Year   1906
Current Family   Cynoglossidae
Current Subfamily  
Cynoglossinae Cynoglossinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Feeds on benthic invertebrates (Ref. 5213).
Distribution   Western Indian Ocean.

Current Summary   Valid as Cynoglossus acaudatus  Gilchrist 1906. Cynoglossidae: Cynoglossinae.
Name History   • Valid as Cynoglossus acaudatus  Gilchrist 1906 -- (Menon 1977:53 [ref. 7071] but as ecaudatus  and with a holotype, Heemstra 1986:865 [ref. 5660], Quéro & Maugé 1989:391 [ref. 19513], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S123 [ref. 27377], Yologawa et al. 2008:121 [ref. 29585] as ecaudatus  ).

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abbreviatus Cynoglossus abbreviatus (Gray [J. E.] 1834)Valid
abentoni Cynoglossus abentoni Stauch [A.] 1966Spelling
acinaces Cynoglossus acinaces Jenkins [J. T.] 1910Synonym
acutirostris Cynoglossus (Areliscus) acutirostris Norman [J. R.] 1939Synonym
acutirostris Cynoglossus acutirostris Norman [J. R.] 1939Valid
arel Cynoglossus arel (Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801)Valid
attenuatus Cynoglossus attenuatus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1904Valid
aubentoni Cynoglossus aubentoni Stauch [A.] 1966Synonym
aurolimbata Cynoglossus aurolimbata (Richardson [J.] 1846)Synonym
beauforti Cynoglossus beauforti Chabanaud [P.] 1951Synonym
bengalensis Cynoglossus bengalensis (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
bilineatus Cynoglossus bilineatus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Valid
borneensis Cynoglossus borneensis (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Synonym
brachycephalus Cynoglossus brachycephalus Bleeker [P.] 1870Valid
brachycephalus Cynoglossus brachycephalus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1904Synonym
brachyrhynchos Cynoglossus brachyrhynchos (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
brachyrhynchus Cynoglossus brachyrhynchus (Bleeker [P.] 1851)Synonym
brevirostris Cynoglossus brevirostris Day [F.] 1877Synonym
brevis Cynoglossus brevis Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
broadhursti Cynoglossus broadhursti Waite [E. R.] 1905Valid
browni Cynoglossus browni Chabanaud [P.] 1949Valid
brunneus Cynoglossus brunneus Regan [C. T.] 1905Synonym
buchanani Cynoglossus buchanani Day [F.] 1870Synonym
cadenati Cynoglossus cadenati Chabanaud [P.] 1947Valid
cadenati honoris Cynoglossus cadenati honoris Chabanaud [P.] 1949Synonym
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