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Electrona ventralis


Electrona ventralis was originally described as Electrona ventralis by Becker in 1963. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Myctophinae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southern circumglobal.
Species   ventralis
AuthorWI   Becker [V. E.]
AuthorNI   Becker
Qualification   ---
Year   1963
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Myctophinae Myctophinae
Genus   Electrona
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Myctophinae
Genus   Electrona
Original Name   Electrona        
Taxon Name   ventralis
Original Combination   Electrona ventralis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Electrona ventralis
OriginalSubGenus   Electrona
Original Author   Becker
Original AuthorWI   Becker [V. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1963
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myctophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South Atlanitc, 42°20'S, 39°07'W, depth 364-426 meters.
Types   Paratypes: (1) not at ZIN.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZIN 36804
Journal   Voprosy Ikhtiol.
Citation   v. 3 (no. 1)
Page   26
Illustrations   Fig. 5

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Metelectrona ventralis
Current Species   ventralis
Current Genus Metelectrona
Current AuthorWI Becker [V. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Becker
Current Year   1963
Current Family Myctophidae
Current Subfamily
Myctophinae Myctophinae

Water Salt water
Distribution Southern circumglobal.

Current Summary   Synonym of Metelectrona ventralis  (Becker 1963). Myctophidae.
Name History   • Valid as Metelectrona ventralis  (Becker 1963) -- (Hulley 1986:312 [ref. 5672], Paxton et al. 1989:266 [ref. 12442], Hulley 1990:166 [ref. 21685], Hutchins 2001:20 [ref. 25847], Duhamel et al. 2005:214 [ref. 32059], Paxton et al. 2006:525 [ref. 28994], Paxton & Bray 2008:271 [ref. 30633]).

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antarctica Electrona antarctica (Günther [A.] 1878)Valid
antarcticus Electrona antarcticus (Günther [A.] 1878)Spelling
bolini Electrona bolini Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1949Synonym
carlsbergi Electrona carlsbergi (Tåning [A. V.] 1932)Valid
colletti Electrona colletti (Lütken [C. F.] 1892)Synonym
crockeri Electrona crockeri Bolin [R. L.] 1939Synonym
megalops Electrona megalops (Peters [W. C. H.] 1864)Synonym
paucirastra Electrona paucirastra Bolin [R. L.] in Andriashev 1962Valid
risso Electrona risso (Cocco [A.] 1829)Valid
risso salubris Electrona risso salubris Whitley [G. P.] 1933Synonym
rissoi Electrona rissoi Cocco [A.] 1829Spelling
stellatus Electrona stellatus (Bennett [F. D.] 1840)Synonym
subasper Electrona subasper (Günther [A.] 1864)Synonym
subaspera Electrona subaspera (Günther [A.] 1864)Valid
thompsoni Electrona thompsoni Chapman [W. M.] 1944Synonym
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