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Gigantura vorax


Gigantura vorax was originally described as Gigantura vorax by Regan in 1925. It belongs to the family Giganturidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   vorax
AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
AuthorNI   Regan
Qualification   ---
Year   1925
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Aulopiformes Aulopiformes
Family   Giganturidae
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Genus   Gigantura
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Aulopiformes
Family   Giganturidae
Genus   Gigantura
Original Name   Gigantura        
Taxon Name   vorax
Original Combination   Gigantura vorax
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gigantura vorax
OriginalSubGenus   Gigantura
Original Author   Regan
Original AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1925
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Atlantic, 12°11'N, 35°49'W, 2000 to 4000 meters of wire out.
Types   Syntypes: (3) BMNH 1924.12.21.6 (1); ZMUC P2329858 (1), P2329859-60 (2).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:44 [ref. 9588].
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 9)
Citation   v. 15 (no. 85)
Page   54
Illustrations   Pl. 7 (fig. 2), Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gigantura chuni
Current Species chuni
Current Genus Gigantura
Current AuthorWI Brauer [A.]
Current AuthorNI Brauer
Current Year 1901
Current Family Giganturidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Gigantura chuni  Brauer 1901. Giganturidae.
Name History   •Valid as Gigantura vorax Regan 1925 -- (Costa 1990:371 [ref. 15171]). •Synonym of Gigantura chuni Brauer 1901 -- (Johnson & Bertelsen 1991:28 [ref. 19179]).

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chuni Gigantura chuni Brauer [A.] 1901Valid
chuni indica Gigantura chuni indica Brauer [A.] 1901Synonym
gracilis Gigantura gracilis Regan [C. T.] 1924Synonym
indica Gigantura indica Brauer [A.] 1901Valid
lisae Gigantura lisae (Walters [V.] 1961)Synonym
rotunda Gigantura rotunda (Tucker [D. W.] 1954)Synonym
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