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Dichichthys melanobranchus
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Dichichthys melanobranchus


Dichichthys melanobranchus was originally described as Dichichthys melanobranchus by Chan in 1966. It belongs to the family Pentanchidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanobranchus
AuthorWI   Chan [W. L.]
AuthorNI   Chan
Qualification   ---
Year   1966
Status   Synonym
Chondrichthyes Chondrichthyes
Carcharhiniformes Carcharhiniformes
Family   Pentanchidae
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Genus   Dichichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Chondrichthyes
Order   Carcharhiniformes
Family   Pentanchidae
Genus   Dichichthys
Original Name   Dichichthys        
Taxon Name   melanobranchus
Original Combination   Dichichthys melanobranchus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Dichichthys melanobranchus
OriginalSubGenus   Dichichthys
Original Author   Chan
Original AuthorWI   Chan [W. L.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1966
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South China Sea, about 135 miles south-southeast of Hong Kong, 20°05'N, 115°03'E, depth 300 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1965.8.11.6
Journal   J. Zool. (Lond.)
Citation   v. 148
Page   226
Illustrations   Figs. 2-3; Pl. 1b

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Parmaturus melanobranchus
Current Species melanobranchus
Current Genus Parmaturus
Current AuthorWI Chan [W. L.]
Current AuthorNI Chan
Current Year 1966
Current Family Pentanchidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Parmaturus melanobranchus  (Chan 1966). Pentanchidae.
Name History   •Valid as Parmaturus melanobranchius [sic] (Chan 1966) -- (Compagno 1984:341 [ref. 6846], Compagno & Niem 1998:1291 [ref. 23787], Compagno 1999:480 [ref. 25589], Shinohara et al. 2005:393 [ref. 28370]). •Valid as Parmaturus melanobranchus (Chan 1966) -- (Compagno in Randall & Lim 2000:579 [ref. 25122], Séret & Last 2007:23 [ref. 29377], Hsu et al. 2013:252 [ref. 33043], Ebert et al. 2013:320 [ref. 33045], Weigmann 2016:41 [ref. 34211], Fahmi & Ebert 2018:540 [ref. 35910]).

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