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Fiordichthys paxtoni

(Nielsen & Cohen 1986)

Fiordichthys paxtoni was originally described as Melodichthys paxtoni by Nielsen & Cohen in 1986. It belongs to the family Bythitidae. It is commonly known as Baldhead cusk . It is found in Salt water.
Species   paxtoni
AuthorWI   Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.]
AuthorNI   Nielsen & Cohen
Qualification   ---
Year   1986
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Bythitidae
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Genus   Fiordichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Bythitidae
Genus   Fiordichthys
Original Name   Melodichthys        
Taxon Name   paxtoni
Original Combination   Melodichthys paxtoni
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melodichthys paxtoni
OriginalSubGenus   Melodichthys
Original Author   Nielsen & Cohen
Original AuthorWI   Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1986
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Southeast of Cape Everard, Victoria, Australia, depth depth 165-275 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMS E.5264
Journal   Cybium
Citation   v. 10 (no. 4)
Page   385
Illustrations   Fig. 4

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Fiordichthys paxtoni
Current Species paxtoni
Current Genus Fiordichthys
Current AuthorWI Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.]
Current AuthorNI Nielsen & Cohen
Current Year 1986
Current Family Bythitidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Bidenichthys paxtoni  (Nielsen & Cohen 1986). Bythitidae.
Name History   •Valid as Melodichthys paxtoni Nielsen & Cohen 1986 -- (Nielsen & Cohen in Nielsen et al. 1999:124 [ref. 24448]). •Valid as Fiordichthys paxtoni (Nielsen & Cohen 1986) -- (Nielsen et al. 2004:40 [ref. 27738], Hoese & Gates 2006:572 [ref. 28997]). •Valid as Bidenichthys paxtoni (Nielsen & Cohen 1986) -- (Møller & Nielsen 2015:724 [ref. 34260], Møller et al. 2016:Appendix A [ref. 34432] in Bythitidae).

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slartibartfasti Bidenichthys slartibartfasti Paulin [C. D.] 1995Valid
slartibartfasti Fiordichthys slartibartfasti Paulin [C. D.] 1995Synonym
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