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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 and subfamily Brosmophycinae. It is commonly known as Baldhead cusk. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Australia.
Species   paxtoni
AuthorWI   Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.]
AuthorNI   Nielsen & Cohen
Qualification   ---
Year   1986
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes Ophidiiformes
Family   Bythitidae
Subfamily   Brosmophycinae Brosmophycinae
Genus   Fiordichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Ophidiiformes
Family   Bythitidae
Subfamily   Brosmophycinae
Genus   Fiordichthys
Original Name   Melodichthys        
Taxon Name   paxtoni
Original Combination   Melodichthys paxtoni
Original Genus   Melodichthys
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   Bythitidae
Original SubFamily   Brosmophycinae
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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Bidenichthys paxtoni
Current Species   paxtoni
Current Genus   Bidenichthys
Current AuthorWI   Nielsen [J. G.] & Cohen [D. M.]
Current AuthorNI   Nielsen & Cohen
Current Year   1986
Current Family   Bythitidae
Current Subfamily   --- ---

       
Water   Salt water
   
Distribution   Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as 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]).

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