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Dissostichus eleginoides
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Dissostichus eleginoides


Dissostichus eleginoides was originally described as Dissostichus eleginoides by Smitt in 1898. It belongs to the family Nototheniidae. It is commonly known as Patagonian toothfish but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Patagonian toothfish, in France as Légine australe, in Poland as Antar patagónski, in Portugal as Marlonga-negra, in Russia as Patagonsky klykach. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Greenland and Southern Hemisphere oceans.
Species   eleginoides
AuthorWI   Smitt [F. A.]
AuthorNI   Smitt
Qualification   ---
Year   1898
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Nototheniidae
Subfamily   --- ---
Genus   Dissostichus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Nototheniidae
Genus   Dissostichus
Original Name   Dissostichus        
Taxon Name   eleginoides
Original Combination   Dissostichus eleginoides
Original Genus   Dissostichus
Original Genus Species   Dissostichus eleginoides
OriginalSubGenus   Dissostichus
Original Author   Smitt
Original AuthorWI   Smitt [F. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1898
Original Family   Nototheniidae
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Puerto Toro; Lago Toaia, 55°24'S, 68°17'W, Tierra del Fuego, southwestern Atlantic; evidently one stray from off Greenland.
Types   Syntypes: NRM 3235 (1), 3236 (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Bihang Kongl. Svenska Vet.-Akad. Handl.
Citation   v. 24 (afd. 4) (no. 5)
Page   4
Illustrations   Pl. 1 (figs. 1-11)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Dissostichus eleginoides
Current Species   eleginoides
Current Genus   Dissostichus
Current AuthorWI   Gill [T. N.] & Townsend [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Gill & Townsend
Current Year   1898
Current Family   Nototheniidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

Habitat   pelagic        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Utilized as a food fish (Ref. 4931).
Depth Range   From 70 to 1500 meters.
Distribution   Greenland and Southern Hemisphere oceans.

Current Summary   Valid as Dissostichus eleginoides  Smitt 1898. Nototheniidae: Pleuragrammatinae.
Name History   • Valid as Dissostichus eleginoides  Smitt 1898 -- (Nakamura in Nakamura et al. 1986:258 [ref. 14235], Pequeño 1989:64 [ref. 14125], DeWitt et al. 1990:286 [ref. 21696], Iwami in Amaoka et al. 1990:301 [ref. 16024], Lloris & Rucabado 1991:103 [ref. 22530], Miller 1993:123 [ref. 21297], Vacchi 1994:199 [ref. 22331], López et al. 1996:42 [ref. 23681], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:297 [ref. 24555], Trunov 1999:467 [ref. 24579], Eastman & Eakin 2000:15 [ref. 24631], Cousseau & Perrotta 2000:122 [ref. 25942], Balushkin 2000:S97 [ref. 29555], Duhamel et al. 2005:330 [ref. 32059], Møller et al. 2010:67 [ref. 31169], Mabragaña et al. 2011:10 and table S2 [ref. 31800], Petrov 2011:813 [ref. 32471]).

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amissus Dissostichus amissus (Gill [T. N.] & Townsend [C. H.] 1901)Synonym
mawsoni Dissostichus mawsoni Norman [J. R.] 1937Valid
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