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Mataeocephalus acipenserinus

(Gilbert & Cramer 1897)
  

Mataeocephalus acipenserinus was originally described as Coelocephalus acipenserinus by Gilbert & Cramer in 1897. It belongs to the family Macrouridae. It is commonly known as Sturgeon grenadier and is known in Australia as Sturgeon whiptail , in United Kingdom as Sturgeon grenadier, in United Kingdom as Sturgeon-like grenadier fish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Indo-Pacific: Eastern Indian Ocean to Hawaiian Islands and Sala-y-Gomez Ridge (southeastern Pacific), south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia.
Species   acipenserinus
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.] & Cramer [F.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert & Cramer
Qualification   ---
Year   1897
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Macrouridae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Mataeocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Macrouridae
Genus   Mataeocephalus
Original Name   Coelocephalus        
Taxon Name   acipenserinus
Original Combination   Coelocephalus acipenserinus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Coelocephalus acipenserinus
OriginalSubGenus   Coelocephalus
Original Author   Gilbert & Cramer
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.] & Cramer [F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1897
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Hawaiian Islands, about 21°N, 157°W, depth 298-375 fathoms.
Types   Syntypes: (21) CAS-SU 3142 (7); USNM 47721 (4), 47728 (7).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:56 [ref. 12291].
Primary Code   ---
Page   422
Illustrations   Pl. 42 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Mataeocephalus acipenserinus
Current Species   acipenserinus
Current Genus   Mataeocephalus
Current AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.] & Cramer [F.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilbert & Cramer
Current Year   1897
Current Family   Macrouridae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   bathypelagic        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 400 to 730 meters.
   
Distribution   Indo-Pacific: Eastern Indian Ocean to Hawaiian Islands and Sala-y-Gomez Ridge (southeastern Pacific), south to Queensland (Australia) and New Caledonia.

Current Summary   Valid as Mataeocephalus acipenserinus  (Gilbert & Cramer 1897). Macrouridae: Macrourinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Mataeocephalus acipenserinus  (Gilbert & Cramer 1897) -- (Iwamoto in Cohen et al. 1990:246 [ref. 18936], Pequeño 1997:82 [ref. 23536], Iwamoto & Merrett 1997:533 [ref. 23710], Iwamoto & Williams 1999:188 [ref. 23875], Merrett & Iwamoto 2000:769 [ref. 25037], Iwamoto & Graham 2001:484 [ref. 25637], Hutchins 2001:24 [ref. 25847], Sazonov et al. 2003:283 [ref. 27176], Mundy 2005:253 [ref. 28379], Bray et al. 2006:600 [ref. 29065], Fricke et al. 2011:364 [ref. 31242]).

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adustus Mataeocephalus adustus Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912Valid
cristatus Mataeocephalus cristatus Sazonov [Yu. I.], Shcherbachev [Yu. N.] & Iwamoto [T.] 2003Valid
hyostomus Mataeocephalus hyostomus (Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912)Valid
kotlyari Mataeocephalus kotlyari Sazonov [Yu. I.], Shcherbachev [Yu. N.] & Iwamoto [T.] 2003Valid
microstomus Mataeocephalus microstomus (Regan [C. T.] 1908)Synonym
nigrescens Mataeocephalus nigrescens Smith [H. M.] & Radcliffe [L.] in Radcliffe 1912Synonym
tenuicauda Mataeocephalus tenuicauda (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
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