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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 and subfamily Macrourinae. It is commonly known as Sturgeon grenadier and is known Sturgeon whiptail in Australia, Sturgeon grenadier in United Kingdom, Sturgeon-like grenadier fish in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   acipenserinus
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.] & Cramer [F.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert & Cramer
Qualification   ---
Year   1897
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Gadiformes Gadiformes
Family   Macrouridae
Macrourinae Macrourinae
Genus   Mataeocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Gadiformes
Family   Macrouridae
Subfamily   Macrourinae
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   Macrourinae
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 ---

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
Macrourinae Macrourinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 400 to 730 meters.

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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