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Lophius vomerinus


Lophius vomerinus was originally described as Lophius vomerinus by Valenciennes in 1837. It belongs to the family Lophiidae. It is commonly known as Monk but has many other common names such as Monk in South Africa, Diabo comum in Mozambique, Baudroie diable in France, Rape del Cabo in Spain, Cape monk in United Kingdom, Devil anglerfish in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   vomerinus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1837
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Lophiidae
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Genus   Lophius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Lophiidae
Genus   Lophius
Original Name   Lophius        
Taxon Name   vomerinus
Original Combination   Lophius vomerinus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lophius vomerinus
OriginalSubGenus   Lophius
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1837
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1986:136 [ref. 6339].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN A-8609
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 12
Page   381

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lophius vomerinus
Current Species vomerinus
Current Genus Lophius
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI Valenciennes
Current Year 1837
Current Family Lophiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Feeds on fishes.
Depth Range From 150 to 400 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Lophius vomerinus  Valenciennes 1837. Lophiidae.
Name History   •Valid as Lophius vomerinus Valenciennes 1837 -- (Caruso 1986:365 [ref. 6290], Leslie & Grant 1991:787 [ref. 19769], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:146 [ref. 25472], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:120 [ref. 28072], Fricke et al. 2018:87 [ref. 35805]).

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aculeatus Lophius aculeatus Mitchill [S. L.] 1818Synonym
aculeatus Lophius aculeatus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
americanus Lophius americanus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1837Valid
arcticus Lophius arcticus Düben [M. W. von] 1845Synonym
barbatus Lophius barbatus Montin [L.] 1779No types known
bigibbus Lophius bigibbus Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
borlasii Lophius borlasii Couch [J.] 1838In family
budegassa Lophius budegassa Spinola [M.] 1807Valid
bufo Lophius bufo Mitchill [S. L.] 1815Synonym
bugadessa Lophius bugadessa (Spinola [M.] 1807)Synonym
calico Lophius calico Mitchill [S. L.] 1818Synonym
chironectes Lophius chironectes Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
cocinsinensis Lophius cocinsinensis Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1812Synonym
commerson Lophius commerson Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) in Anonymous 1798Synonym
commerson Lophius commerson Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
commersonianus Lophius commersonianus Jordan [D. S.] (ex Lacepède) 1917In Genus
commersonii Lophius commersonii Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
compressus Lophius compressus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1798Synonym
cornubicus Lophius cornubicus Shaw [G.] 1804In family
cubifrons Lophius (Malthe) cubifrons Richardson [J.] 1836Synonym
cubifrons Lophius cubifrons Richardson [J.] 1836Synonym
digitatus Lophius digitatus Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Ferguson) 1788Synonym
dubius Lophius dubius Shaw [G.] in White 1790Synonym
europaeus Lophius europaeus Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
eurypterus Lophius eurypterus Düben [M. W. von] 1845Synonym
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