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Liparis megacephalus

(Burke 1912)

Liparis megacephalus was originally described as Cyclogaster megacephalus by Burke in 1912. It belongs to the family Liparidae. It is commonly known as bighead snailfish. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megacephalus
AuthorWI   Burke [C. V.]
AuthorNI   Burke
Qualification   ---
Year   1912
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Liparidae
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Genus   Liparis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Liparidae
Genus   Liparis
Original Name   Cyclogaster        
Taxon Name   megacephalus
Original Combination   Cyclogaster megacephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Cyclogaster megacephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Cyclogaster
Original Author   Burke
Original AuthorWI   Burke [C. V.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1912
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Eastern Bering Sea, 60°06'00"N, 171°25'00"W, Albatross station 3519, depth 37 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 53791
Page   569

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Liparis megacephalus
Current Species megacephalus
Current Genus Liparis
Current AuthorWI Burke [C. V.]
Current AuthorNI Burke
Current Year 1912
Current Family Liparidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 68 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Liparis megacephalus  (Burke 1912). Liparidae.
Name History   •Valid as Liparis megacephalus (Burke 1912) -- (Kim et al. 1993:25 [ref. 22288], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:591 [ref. 25968], Choi et al. 2003:279, 585 [ref. 26218], Chernova et al. 2004:26 [ref. 27592], Nelson et al. 2004:125 [ref. 27807], Chernova 2008:841 [ref. 30236], Page et al. 2013:128 [ref. 32708], Song et al. 2015:175 [ref. 36308]).

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adiastolus Liparis adiastolus Stein [D. L.], Bond [C. E.] & Misitano [D.] 2003Valid
agassizi Liparis agassizi Putnam [F. W.] 1874Synonym
agassizii Liparis agassizii Putnam [F. W.] 1874Valid
alboventer Liparis alboventer (Krasyukova [Z. V.] 1984)Valid
alboventer Liparis alboventer Schmidt [P. Yu.] in Lindberg 1959Synonym
annulatus Liparis annulatus Collett [R.] 1879Synonym
antarctica Liparis antarctica Putnam [F. W.] 1874Synonym
antarctica falklandica Liparis antarctica falklandica Lönnberg [E.] 1905Synonym
antarcticus Liparis antarcticus Putnam [F. W.] 1874Valid
arctica Liparis arctica Gill [T. N.] 1864Synonym
atlanticus Liparis atlanticus (Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1898)Valid
barbatus Liparis barbatus Ekström [C. U.] 1833Valid
bathyarcticus Liparis bathyarcticus Parr [A. E.] 1931Valid
bathybii Liparis (Paraliparis) bathybii Collett [R.] 1879Synonym
beringiana Liparis beringiana (Gilbert [C. H.] & Burke [C. V.] 1912)Synonym
beringianus Liparis beringianus (Gilbert [C. H.] & Burke [C. V.] 1912)Synonym
bikunin Liparis bikunin Matsubara [K.] & Iwai [T.] 1954Valid
brashnikovi Liparis brashnikovi Soldatov [V. K.] in Soldatov & Lindberg 1930Valid
brevicaudus Liparis brevicaudus Mori [T.] 1956Synonym
bristolense Liparis bristolense (Burke [C. V.] 1912)Synonym
bristolensis Liparis bristolensis (Burke [C. V.] 1912)Valid
burkei Liparis burkei (Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1914)Valid
callyodon Liparis callyodon (Pallas [P. S.] 1814)Valid
catharus Liparis catharus Vogt [K. D.] 1973Valid
chefuensis Liparis chefuensis Wu [H.-W.] & Wang [K. F.] 1933Valid
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