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Gymnodraco acuticeps


Gymnodraco acuticeps was originally described as Gymnodraco acuticeps by Boulenger in 1902. It belongs to the family Bathydraconidae and subfamily Gymnodraconinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acuticeps
AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
AuthorNI   Boulenger
Qualification   ---
Year   1902
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Bathydraconidae
Gymnodraconinae Gymnodraconinae
Genus   Gymnodraco
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Bathydraconidae
Subfamily   Gymnodraconinae
Genus   Gymnodraco
Original Name   Gymnodraco        
Taxon Name   acuticeps
Original Combination   Gymnodraco acuticeps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Gymnodraco acuticeps
OriginalSubGenus   Gymnodraco
Original Author   Boulenger
Original AuthorWI   Boulenger [G. A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1902
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Gymnodraconinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cape Adare, Antarctica, depth 4-8 fathoms.
Types   Syntypes: (5) BMNH 1901.11.8.82-83 (2), 1901.11.8.84 (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Rep. "Southern Cross," Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.).
Citation   Pt 5
Page   186
Illustrations   Pl. 17

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Gymnodraco acuticeps
Current Species acuticeps
Current Genus Gymnodraco
Current AuthorWI Boulenger [G. A.]
Current AuthorNI Boulenger
Current Year 1902
Current Family Bathydraconidae
Current Subfamily
Gymnodraconinae Gymnodraconinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Spawns during September in Adélie Land. Hatching probably occurs in spring (mid-November) and pelagic development probably ends in autumn (February/March). Food items: fishes, amphipods, fish eggs and polychaetes.
Depth Range From 0 to 550 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Gymnodraco acuticeps  Boulenger 1902. Bathydraconidae: Gymnodraconinae.
Name History   •Valid as Gymnodraco acuticeps Boulenger 1902 -- (Rembiszewski & Zielinski 1980:100 [ref. 23212], Pequeño 1989:65 [ref. 14125], Gon 1990:372 [ref. 21680], Miller 1993:384 [ref. 21297], Eastman & Eakin 2000:17 [ref. 24631], Balushkin 2000:S98 [ref. 29555], Balushkin & Voskoboinikova 2011:108 [ref. 33669], Rey et al. 2011:118 [ref. 31630]).

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victori Gymnodraco victori Hureau [J.-C.] 1963Synonym
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