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Macroparalepis brevis


Macroparalepis brevis was originally described as Macroparalepis brevis by Ege in 1933. It belongs to the family Paralepididae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Atlantic.
Species   brevis
AuthorWI   Ege [V.]
AuthorNI   Ege
Qualification   ---
Year   1933
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Aulopiformes Aulopiformes
Family   Paralepididae
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Genus   Macroparalepis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Aulopiformes
Family   Paralepididae
Genus   Macroparalepis
Original Name   Macroparalepis        
Taxon Name   brevis
Original Combination   Macroparalepis brevis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Macroparalepis brevis
OriginalSubGenus   Macroparalepis
Original Author   Ege
Original AuthorWI   Ege [V.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1933
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Near St. Helena, Atlantic, 19°16'S, 1°48'W, Dana station 3981, depth about 300 meters (1000 meters of wire out).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Post 1972:152 [ref. 20860], Nielsen 1974:31 [ref. 9588].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMUC P2318728
Journal   Vidensk. Medd. Dansk Naturh. Foren. Kjob.
Citation   v. 94
Page   231

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Macroparalepis brevis
Current Species   brevis
Current Genus Macroparalepis
Current AuthorWI Ege [V.]
Current AuthorNI   Ege
Current Year   1933
Current Family Paralepididae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat pelagic        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Feeds mainly on planktonic organisms, rarely on small fishes (Ref. 5759).
Depth Range From 0 to 650 meters.
Distribution Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Macroparalepis brevis  Ege 1933. Paralepididae.
Name History   • Valid as Macroparalepis brevis  Ege 1933 -- (Post 1973:207 [ref. 7182], Post in Whitehead et al. 1984:502 [ref. 13675], Post 1990:378 [ref. 15233], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:50 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:195 [ref. 27076], Thompson 2003:934 [ref. 27003], Fukui & Ozawa 2004:293 [ref. 28076]).

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affine americana Macroparalepis affine americana Rofen [R. R.] 1963Synonym
affinis Macroparalepis affinis Ege [V.] 1933Valid
americana Macroparalepis americana Rofen [R. R.] 1963Synonym
danae Macroparalepis danae Ege [V.] 1933Valid
distans Macroparalepis distans Ege [V.] 1957Synonym
egei Macroparalepis egei Maul [G. E.] 1945Synonym
elegans Macroparalepis elegans Ege [V.] 1933Synonym
elongatus Macroparalepis elongatus Ege [V.] 1933Synonym
gracilis Macroparalepis gracilis Ege [V.] 1933Synonym
intermedia Macroparalepis intermedia Ege [V.] 1933Synonym
intermedius Macroparalepis intermedius Ege [V.] 1933Synonym
johnfitchi Macroparalepis johnfitchi (Rofen [R. R.] 1960)Valid
longilateralis Macroparalepis longilateralis Post [A.] 1973Valid
macrogeneion Macroparalepis macrogeneion Post [A.] 1973Valid
macrugeneion Macroparalepis macrugeneion Post [A.] 1973Spelling
macrurus Macroparalepis macrurus Ege [V.] 1933Synonym
mirabilis Macroparalepis mirabilis (Ege [V.] 1933)Synonym
miscellus Macroparalepis miscellus Ege [V.] 1933Synonym
molestus Macroparalepis molestus Marshall [N. B.] 1955Synonym
nigra Macroparalepis nigra (Maul [G. E.] 1965)Valid
similis Macroparalepis similis Ege [V.] 1957Synonym
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