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Hemigymnus melapterus

(Bloch 1791)

Hemigymnus melapterus was originally described as Labrus melapterus by Bloch in 1791. It belongs to the family Labridae. It is commonly known as Blackeye thicklip but has many other common names such as Blackeye thicklip in Australia, Half-and-half thicklip in USA, Tarekuchi-bera in Japan, Thick-lipped wrasse in Papua New Guinea, Lupet in Philippines, Labayan in Philippines. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melapterus
AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
AuthorNI   Bloch
Qualification   ---
Year   1791
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Labriformes Labriformes
Family   Labridae
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Genus   Hemigymnus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Labriformes
Family   Labridae
Genus   Hemigymnus
Original Name   Labrus        
Taxon Name   melapterus
Original Combination   Labrus melapterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Labrus melapterus
OriginalSubGenus   Labrus
Original Author   Bloch
Original AuthorWI   Bloch [M. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1791
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Japan.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Paepke 1999:90 [ref. 24282].
Primary Code   ---
Page   137
Illustrations   Pl. 285

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Hemigymnus melapterus
Current Species melapterus
Current Genus Hemigymnus
Current AuthorWI Bloch [M. E.]
Current AuthorNI Bloch
Current Year 1791
Current Family Labridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 30 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Hemigymnus melapterus  (Bloch 1791). Labridae.
Name History   •Valid as Hemigymnus melapterus (Bloch 1791) -- (Dor 1984:204 [ref. 29757], Araga in Masuda et al. 1984:206 [ref. 6441], Randall 1986:696 [ref. 5706], Allen & Swainston 1988:116 [ref. 25477], Winterbottom et al. 1989:54 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:323 [ref. 15987], Kuiter 1993:272 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:165 [ref. 25479], Goren & Dor 1994:54 [ref. 25356], Mohsin & Ambak 1996:483 [ref. 27969], Allen 1997:188 [ref. 23977], Kuiter 1997:280 [ref. 25488], Randall et al. 1997:323 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:199 [ref. 23965], Fricke 1999:420 [ref. 24106], Johnson 1999:744 [ref. 25471], Allen 2000:91 [ref. 37268], Parenti & Randall 2000:25 [ref. 24943], Westneat in Randall & Lim 2000:629 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:979 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:361 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:113 [ref. 25868], Iwatsuki et al. 2000:103 [ref. 26368], Hutchins 2001:269 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:39 [ref. 25847], Westneat 2001:3439 [ref. 26277] dated 1792, Nakabo 2002:979 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:49 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S115 [ref. 27377], Myers & Donaldson 2003:636 [ref. 27495], Shibukawa et al. in Kimura & Matsuura 2003:152 [ref. 27510], Randall et al. 2004:22 [ref. 27624], Adrim et al. 2004:124 [ref. 27715], Randall 2005:416 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1394 [ref. 29095], Fricke et al. 2009:86 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:167 [ref. 31256], Kuiter 2010:355 [ref. 35285], Allen & Erdmann 2012:687 [ref. 31980], Randall 2013:6 [ref. 32519], Larson et al. 2013:167 [ref. 32988], Fricke et al. 2014:134 [ref. 33932], Koeda et al. 2016:76 [ref. 35333], Koeda et al. 2016:13 [ref. 35354], Fricke et al. 2018:286 [ref. 35805], Golani & Fricke 2018:125 [ref. 36273], Fricke et al. 2019:231 [ref. 36673], Hoschke et al. 2019:158 [ref. 36626], Zajonz et al. 2019:90 [ref. 36871]).

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beraber Hemigymnus beraber (Montrouzier [X.] 1857)Synonym
bilateralis Hemigymnus bilateralis (von Bonde [C.] 1934)Synonym
bleasdalei Hemigymnus bleasdalei Castelnau [F. L.] 1875Synonym
blochii Hemigymnus blochii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1840)Synonym
boryii Hemigymnus boryii (Lesson [R. P.] 1830)Synonym
dimidiatus Hemigymnus dimidiatus (Bleeker [P.] 1849)Synonym
fasciatus Hemigymnus fasciatus (Bloch [M. E.] 1792)Valid
fuliginosus Hemigymnus fuliginosus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801)Synonym
leucomos Hemigymnus leucomos (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Synonym
magnilabris Hemigymnus magnilabris (Alleyne [H. G.] & Macleay [W.] 1877)Synonym
malapteronotus Hemigymnus malapteronotus (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1801)Synonym
malapterus Hemigymnus malapterus (Bloch [M. E.] 1792)Synonym
meaco Hemigymnus meaco (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1802)Synonym
melanopterus Hemigymnus melanopterus (Forster [J. R.] 1795)Synonym
mertensii Hemigymnus mertensii (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1839)Synonym
quinquefasciatus Hemigymnus quinquefasciatus (Bennett [J. W.] 1830)Synonym
sexfasciatus Hemigymnus sexfasciatus (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1835)Valid
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