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Hyporhamphus melanochir

(Valenciennes 1847)
  

Hyporhamphus melanochir was originally described as Hemiramphus melanochir by Valenciennes in 1847. It belongs to the family Hemiramphidae. It is commonly known as Southern sea garfish but has many other common names such as in Australia as Southern sea garfish, in Australia as Southern garfish, in Australia as South Australian garfish, in Australia as Dusky garfish, in Australia as Halfbeak. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Southern Australia.
Species   melanochir
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1847
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Beloniformes Beloniformes
Family   Hemiramphidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Hyporhamphus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Beloniformes
Family   Hemiramphidae
Genus   Hyporhamphus
Original Name   Hemiramphus        
Taxon Name   melanochir
Original Combination   Hemiramphus melanochir
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Hemiramphus melanochir
OriginalSubGenus   Hemiramphus
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1847
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Port Western, Victoria, South Australia.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Collette et al. 1997:17 [ref. 22813].
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   MNHN B-1066
Page   41

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Hyporhamphus melanochir
Current Species   melanochir
Current Genus   Hyporhamphus
Current AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1847
Current Family   Hemiramphidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat pelagic        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 20 meters.
   
Distribution Southern Australia.

Current Summary   Valid as Hyporhamphus melanochir  (Valenciennes 1847). Hemiramphidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Hyporhamphus melanochir  (Valenciennes 1847) -- (Collette 1974:69 [ref. 12930], Paxton et al. 1989:337 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:64 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:389 [ref. 22532], Kuiter 1997:52 [ref. 25488], Hutchins 2001:24 [ref. 25847], Collette 2004:9 [ref. 27583], Paxton et al. 2006:736 [ref. 28994], Gomon 2008:407 [ref. 30616]).

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acutus Hyporhamphus acutus (Günther [A.] 1872)Valid
acutus acutus Hyporhamphus acutus acutus (Günther [A.] 1872)Valid
affinis Hyporhamphus affinis (Günther [A.] 1866)Valid
arnoldorum Hyporhamphus arnoldorum (Curtiss [A.] 1938)Uncertain
australensis Hyporhamphus australensis (Seale [A.] 1906)Synonym
australis Hyporhamphus australis (Steindachner [F.] 1866)Valid
balinensis Hyporhamphus balinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1858)Valid
brederi Hyporhamphus brederi (Fernández-Yépez [A.] 1948)Valid
calabaricus Hyporhamphus calabaricus (Günther [A.] 1866)Synonym
capensis Hyporhamphus capensis (Thominot [A.] 1886)Valid
caudalis Hyporhamphus caudalis (Whitley [G. P.] 1951)Synonym
chancellori Hyporhamphus chancellori (Weed [A. C.] 1933)Synonym
collettei Hyporhamphus collettei Banford [H. M.] 2010Valid
delagoae Hyporhamphus delagoae (Barnard [K. H.] 1925)Synonym
dussumieri Hyporhamphus dussumieri (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Valid
erythrorinchus Hyporhamphus erythrorinchus (Lesueur [C. A.] 1821)Valid
furcatus Hyporhamphus furcatus (Philippi [R. A.] 1876)Synonym
gaimardi Hyporhamphus gaimardi (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
gambarur Hyporhamphus gambarur (Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1803)Not available
gamberur Hyporhamphus gamberur (Rüppell [W. P. E. S.] 1837)Valid
georgi Hyporhamphus georgi (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Synonym
gernaerti Hyporhamphus gernaerti (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1847)Valid
gilli Hyporhamphus gilli Meek [S. E.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1923Valid
gorakhpurensis Hyporhamphus gorakhpurensis (Srivastava [G. J.] 1967)Synonym
hildebrandi Hyporhamphus hildebrandi Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1927Synonym
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