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Gymnodraco acuticeps


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

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Bathydraconidae
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   ---
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   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

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  
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Habitat   demersal        
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.
Distribution   Circum-Antarctic.

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], Rey et al. 2011:118 [ref. 31630]).

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