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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 Southern sea garfish in Australia, Southern garfish in Australia, South Australian garfish in Australia, Dusky garfish in Australia, Halfbeak in Australia. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   melanochir
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1847
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Beloniformes Beloniformes
Family   Hemiramphidae
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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 ---

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 brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 20 meters.

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], Hoschke et al. 2019:154 [ref. 36626]).

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acutus Hyporhamphus acutus (Günther [A.] 1872)Valid
acutus acutus Hyporhamphus acutus acutus (Günther [A.] 1872)Synonym
affinis Hyporhamphus affinis (Günther [A.] 1866)Valid
arnoldorum Hyporhamphus arnoldorum (Curtiss [A.] 1938)No types known
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)In family
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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