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Gigantactis elsmani

Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg
  

Gigantactis elsmani was originally described as Gigantactis elsmani by Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg in 1981. It belongs to the family Gigantactinidae. It is commonly known as Rôsoku-mogura-ankô and is known in Australia as Elsman's Whipnose Anglerfish, in Japan as Rôsoku-mogura-ankô. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Atlantic and Pacific (scattered localities).
Species   elsmani
AuthorWI   Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.]
AuthorNI   Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg
Qualification   ---
Year   1981
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Gigantactinidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Gigantactis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Gigantactinidae
Genus   Gigantactis
Original Name   Gigantactis        
Taxon Name   elsmani
Original Combination   Gigantactis elsmani
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gigantactis elsmani
OriginalSubGenus   Gigantactis
Original Author   Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg
Original AuthorWI   Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1981
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South Atlantic, 10°57'S, 11°20'W, Walther Herwig station 459/71, depth 0-1900 meters.
Types   Paratypes: LACM 10687-1 (1). Non-type, tentatively referred: MCZ 51269 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Krefft 1987:82 [ref. 20751].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ISH 1360-1971
Journal   Contrib. Sci. (Los Ang.)
Citation   No. 332
Page   43
Illustrations   Figs. 4E, 41, 42

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Gigantactis elsmani
Current Species   elsmani
Current Genus   Gigantactis
Current AuthorWI   Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.]
Current AuthorNI   Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg
Current Year   1981
Current Family   Gigantactinidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   bathypelagic        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 1290 to 3000 meters.
   
Distribution   Atlantic and Pacific (scattered localities).

Current Summary   Valid as Gigantactis elsmani  Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg 1981. Gigantactinidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Gigantactis elsmani  Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg 1981 -- (Amaoka in Amaoka et al. 1983:119, 199 [ref. 8379], Amaoka in Masuda et al. 1984:107 [ref. 6441], Bertelsen 1990:513 [ref. 15724], Fedorov 1994:414 [ref. 22695], Nakabo 2000:470 [ref. 25086], Sheiko & Fedorov 2000:24 [ref. 25650], McGrouther 2001:646 [ref. 25581], Anderson & Leslie 2001:23 [ref. 26165], Nakabo 2002:470 [ref. 26001], Paxton et al. 2006:668 [ref. 28994], Pietsch 2009:465 [ref. 30766]).

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balushkini Gigantactis balushkini Kharin [V. E.] 1984Valid
exodon Gigantactis exodon Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932Synonym
filibulbosus Gigantactis filibulbosus Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1935Uncertain
gargantua Gigantactis gargantua Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
gibbsi Gigantactis gibbsi Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
golovani Gigantactis golovani Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
gracilicauda Gigantactis gracilicauda Regan [C. T.] 1925Valid
herwigi Gigantactis herwigi Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
ios Gigantactis ios Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
kreffti Gigantactis kreffti Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
liparis Gigantactis liparis (Parr [A. E.] 1927)Uncertain
longicauda Gigantactis longicauda Bertelsen [E.] & Pietsch [T. W.] 2002Valid
longicirra Gigantactis longicirra Waterman [T. H.] 1939Valid
macronema Gigantactis macronema Regan [C. T.] 1925Valid
meadi Gigantactis meadi Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
microdontis Gigantactis microdontis Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
microphthalmus Gigantactis microphthalmus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Valid
ovifer Gigantactis ovifer Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932Uncertain
paxtoni Gigantactis paxtoni Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
perlatus Gigantactis perlatus Beebe [W.] & Crane [J.] 1947Valid
savagei Gigantactis savagei Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
sexfilis Gigantactis sexfilis Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932Synonym
vanhoeffeni Gigantactis vanhoeffeni Brauer [A.] 1902Valid
watermani Gigantactis watermani Bertelsen [E.], Pietsch [T. W.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 1981Valid
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