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Kamoharaia megastoma

(Kamohara 1936)
  

Kamoharaia megastoma was originally described as Chascanopsetta megastoma by Kamohara in 1936. It belongs to the family Bothidae. It is commonly known as Wide-mouthed flounder but has many other common names such as in Australia as Wide mouthed flounder, in Japan as Wanigarei, in Philippines as Dapang bilog, in United Kingdom as Wide-mouthed flounder. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean.
Species   megastoma
AuthorWI   Kamohara [T.]
AuthorNI   Kamohara
Qualification   ---
Year   1936
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectiformes
Family   Bothidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Kamoharaia
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Pleuronectiformes
Family   Bothidae
Genus   Kamoharaia
Original Name   Chascanopsetta        
Taxon Name   megastoma
Original Combination   Chascanopsetta megastoma
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chascanopsetta megastoma
OriginalSubGenus   Chascanopsetta
Original Author   Kamohara
Original AuthorWI   Kamohara [T.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1936
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mimase, Kochi Prefecture, Japan.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Kamohara 1961:7, Pl. 5 (fig. 1) [ref. 19282], but neotype designation was not made in a revisory work and is invalid.
Primary Code   ---
Page   308 [English p. 306]
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Kamoharaia megastoma
Current Species   megastoma
Current Genus   Kamoharaia
Current AuthorWI   Kamohara [T.]
Current AuthorNI   Kamohara
Current Year   1936
Current Family   Bothidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat bathydemersal        
Water Salt water
   
Distribution Western Pacific and southeastern Indian Ocean.

Current Summary   Valid as Kamoharaia megastoma  (Kamohara 1936). Bothidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Kamoharaia megastoma  (Kamohara 1936) -- (Amaoka 1969:217 [ref. 105], Amaoka in Okamura et al. 1982:299, 406 [ref. 8256], Amaoka in Masuda et al. 1984:350 [ref. 6441], Li & Wang 1995:221 [ref. 16193], Amaoka in Randall & Lim 2000:645 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1359 [ref. 25182], Hensley & Amaoka 2001:3834 [ref. 26311], Hutchins 2001:46 [ref. 25847], Shinohara et al. 2001:334 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:1359 [ref. 26193], Hoese & Bray 2006:1820 [ref. 29000], Ho et al. 2009:11 [ref. 31461]).

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