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Gymnelus viridis

(Fabricius 1780)

Gymnelus viridis was originally described as Ophidium viridis by Fabricius in 1780. It belongs to the family Zoarcidae and subfamily Gymnelinae. It is commonly known as Fish doctor but has many other common names such as fish doctor in USA (contiguous states), Hadakagenge in Japan, Unernak in Canada, Grøn fiskedoktor in Denmark, Pletwoplamek in Poland. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   viridis
AuthorWI   Fabricius [O.]
AuthorNI   Fabricius
Qualification   ---
Year   1780
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Zoarcidae
Gymnelinae Gymnelinae
Genus   Gymnelus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Zoarcidae
Subfamily   Gymnelinae
Genus   Gymnelus
Original Name   Ophidium        
Taxon Name   viride
Original Combination   Ophidium viride
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophidium viride
OriginalSubGenus   Ophidium
Original Author   Fabricius
Original AuthorWI   Fabricius [O.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1780
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gymnelinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Southwestern Greenland.
Primary Code   Neotype
Primary Type   ZMUC P761096
Page   141

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gymnelus viridis
Current Species   viridis
Current Genus Gymnelus
Current AuthorWI Fabricius [O.]
Current AuthorNI   Fabricius
Current Year   1780
Current Family Zoarcidae
Current Subfamily
Gymnelinae Gymnelinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 274 to 320 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Gymnelus viridis  (Fabricius 1780). Zoarcidae: Gymnelinae.
Name History   •Valid as Gymnelis viridis (Fabricius 1780) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:236 [ref. 23100]). •Valid as Gymnelus viridis (Fabricius 1780) -- (Andriashev 1972:540 [ref. 7214], Anderson 1982:29 [ref. 5520], Toyoshima in Masuda et al. 1984:306 [ref. 6441], Andriashev in Whitehead et al. 1986:1131 [ref. 13677], Scott & Scott 1988:404 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:165 [ref. 14674], Anderson 1994:117 [ref. 21438], Koyanagi in Okamura et al. 1995:189 [ref. 22531], Chernova 1998:186 [ref. 24672], Chernova 1999:9 [ref. 24863], Chernova 1999:306 [ref. 24868], Chernova 2000:8 [ref. 24885], Nakabo 2000:1040 [ref. 25182], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:690 [ref. 25968], Nakabo 2002:1040 [ref. 26193], Anderson & Fedorov 2004:6 [ref. 27603], Nelson et al. 2004:157 [ref. 27807], Møller et al. 2010:59 [ref. 31169], Balushkin et al.2011:966 [ref. 32449], Page et al. 2013:162 [ref. 32708], Parin et al. 2014:394 [ref. 33547], Mecklenburg & Anderson 2015:263 [ref. 33742], Mecklenburg & Steinke 2015:165 [ref. 34033], Afonso et al. 2016:61, 162 [ref. 36199], Kells et al. 2016:270 [ref. 35888], Mecklenburg et al. 2016:155, 157 [ref. 34440], Mecklenburg et al. 2018:311 [ref. 36370]).

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andersoni Gymnelus andersoni Chernova [N. V.] 1998Valid
antarcticus Gymnelus antarcticus (Fischer [J. G.] 1885)Synonym
barsukovi Gymnelus barsukovi Chernova [N. V.] 1999Valid
bilabrus Gymnelus bilabrus Andriashev [A. P.] 1937Synonym
diporus Gymnelus diporus Chernova [N. V.] 2000Synonym
esipovi Gymnelus esipovi Chernova [N. V.] 1999Valid
gracilis Gymnelus gracilis Chernova [N. V.] 2000Synonym
grigorjewi Gymnelus grigorjewi (Herzenstein [S. M.] 1896)In family
hemifasciatus Gymnelus hemifasciatus Andriashev [A. P.] 1937Valid
knipowitschi Gymnelus knipowitschi Chernova [N. V.] 1999Synonym
montgui Gymnelus montgui Kaup [J. J.] (ex Montagu) 1856In family
obscurus Gymnelus obscurus Chernova [N. V.] 2000Synonym
pauciporus Gymnelus pauciporus Anderson [M. E.] 1982Valid
pictus Gymnelus pictus Günther [A.] 1862Synonym
platycephalus Gymnelus platycephalus Chernova [N. V.] 1999Synonym
popovi Gymnelus popovi (Taranetz [A. Ya.] & Andriashev [A. P.] 1935)Valid
pseudosquamatus Gymnelus pseudosquamatus --- 2021Valid
retrodorsalis Gymnelus retrodorsalis Le Danois [E.] 1913Valid
soldatovi Gymnelus soldatovi Chernova [N. V.] 2000Synonym
stigma Gymnelus stigma (Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] 1839)Synonym
taeniatus Gymnelus taeniatus Chernova [N. V.] 1999Synonym
unernak Gymnelus unernak (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800)Synonym
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