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Enneapterygius nigricauda
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Enneapterygius nigricauda


Enneapterygius nigricauda was originally described as Enneapterygius nigricauda by Fricke in 1997. It belongs to the family Tripterygiidae and subfamily Tripterygiinae. It is commonly known as Blacktail triplefin. It is found in Salt water.
Species   nigricauda
AuthorWI   Fricke [R.]
AuthorNI   Fricke
Qualification   ---
Year   1997
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Tripterygiidae
Tripterygiinae Tripterygiinae
Genus   Enneapterygius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Blenniiformes
Family   Tripterygiidae
Subfamily   Tripterygiinae
Genus   Enneapterygius
Original Name   Enneapterygius        
Taxon Name   nigricauda
Original Combination   Enneapterygius nigricauda
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Enneapterygius nigricauda
OriginalSubGenus   Enneapterygius
Original Author   Fricke
Original AuthorWI   Fricke [R.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1997
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Tripterygiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   E'ua Island, Tongatapu Group, fringing reef at base of cliff on northwestern shore, 21°18'15"S, 174°26'20"W, depth 0-11 meters.
Types   Paratypes: BPBM 15516 (7), 29097 (14), 35222 (2); CAS 49701 (10); SMNS 18697 (4); USNM 115526 (30), 142259 (1), 297859 (27), 331031 (51), 343062 (3), 344093 (36), 344097 (55); plus non-type additional material.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Fricke 2005:66 [ref. 29864].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 331035
Journal   Tripterygiid Fishes West. Cent. Pacific
Citation   1997
Page   255
Illustrations   Fig. 52

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Enneapterygius nigricauda
Current Species   nigricauda
Current Genus Enneapterygius
Current AuthorWI Fricke [R.]
Current AuthorNI   Fricke
Current Year   1997
Current Family Tripterygiidae
Current Subfamily
Tripterygiinae Tripterygiinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Specific name refers to the black caudal fin of the males.
Depth Range From 2 to 11 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Enneapterygius nigricauda  Fricke 1997. Tripterygiidae: Tripterygiinae.
Name History   •Valid as Enneapterygius nigricauda Fricke 1997 -- (Fricke & Williams in Randall & Lim 2000:632 [ref. 25122], Williams & Fricke 2001:3534 [ref. 26288], Myers & Donaldson 2003:638 [ref. 27495], Lobel & Lobel 2004:75 [ref. 27576], Randall et al. 2004:24 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:473 [ref. 28239], Chiang & Chen 2008:197 [ref. 29932], Fricke 2009:40 [ref. 30394], Patzner et al. 2009:445 [ref. 30396], Meguro & Motomura 2010:6 [ref. 31252], Allen & Erdmann 2012:768 [ref. 31980], Fricke & Erdmann 2017:25 [ref. 35129]).

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abeli Enneapterygius abeli (Klausewitz [W.] 1960)Valid
altipinnis Enneapterygius altipinnis Clark [E.] 1980Valid
altipinnus Enneapterygius altipinnus Clark [E.] 1980Synonym
annulatum Enneapterygius annulatum (Ramsay [E. P.] & Ogilby [J. D.] 1888)Synonym
annulatus Enneapterygius annulatus (Ramsay [E. P.] & Ogilby [J. D.] 1888)Synonym
atriceps Enneapterygius atriceps (Jenkins [O. P.] 1903)Valid
atrogulare Enneapterygius atrogulare (Günther [A.] 1873)Valid
bahasa Enneapterygius bahasa Fricke [R.] 1997Valid
bapturus Enneapterygius bapturus (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902)Synonym
bichrous Enneapterygius bichrous Fricke [R.] 1994Synonym
brachylepis Enneapterygius brachylepis (Schultz [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1960)Synonym
callionymi Enneapterygius callionymi (Weber [M.] 1909)Synonym
cerasinus Enneapterygius cerasinus Jordan [D. S.] & Seale [A.] 1906Synonym
cheni Enneapterygius cheni Wang [S.-C.], Shao [K.-T.] & Shen [S.-C.] 1996Valid
clarkae Enneapterygius clarkae Holleman [W.] 1982Valid
clea Enneapterygius clea Fricke [R.] 1997Valid
corallicola Enneapterygius corallicola Kendall [W. C.] & Radcliffe [L.] 1912Synonym
destai Enneapterygius destai Clark [E.] 1980Valid
elaine Enneapterygius elaine Holleman [W.] 2005Valid
elegans Enneapterygius elegans (Peters [W. C. H.] 1876)Valid
erythrosoma Enneapterygius erythrosoma Shen [S.-C.] 1994Synonym
etheostoma Enneapterygius etheostoma (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902)Valid
etheostomus Enneapterygius etheostomus (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902)Synonym
fasciatus Enneapterygius fasciatus (Weber [M.] 1909)Valid
flavoccipitis Enneapterygius flavoccipitis Shen [S.-C.] 1994Valid
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