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Melamphaes acanthomus


Melamphaes acanthomus was originally described as Melamphaes acanthomus by Ebeling in 1962. It belongs to the family Melamphaidae. It is commonly known as Shoulderspine bigscale and is known Shoulderspine bigscale in USA, Melánfido in Spain, Slender bigscale in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   acanthomus
AuthorWI   Ebeling [A. W.]
AuthorNI   Ebeling
Qualification   ---
Year   1962
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Beryciformes Beryciformes
Family   Melamphaidae
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Genus   Melamphaes
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Beryciformes
Family   Melamphaidae
Genus   Melamphaes
Original Name   Melamphaes        
Taxon Name   acanthomus
Original Combination   Melamphaes acanthomus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melamphaes acanthomus
OriginalSubGenus   Melamphaes
Original Author   Ebeling
Original AuthorWI   Ebeling [A. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1962
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off San Diego, California, U.S.A., 32°46'N, 117°32.5'W, depth 0-840 meters over bottom depth of 1040 meters.
Types   Paratypes: SIO 50-269 (1), 50-286 (1), 51-16 (1), 51-74 (1), 51-80 (1), 51-92 (1), 51-392 (1), 52-39 (1), 54-83 (1), 54-86 [spec. 2] (1), 54-123 to 124 (1, 1), 54-126 (1), 57-96 (2), 59-200 (3), 59-202 to 203 (3, 1); CAS-SU 46480 (1); ZMUC P41118 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:58 [ref. 9588].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   SIO 54-86 [spec. 1]
Journal   Dana Rep.
Citation   No. 58
Page   51
Illustrations   Fig. 22

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Melamphaes acanthomus
Current Species acanthomus
Current Genus Melamphaes
Current AuthorWI Ebeling [A. W.]
Current AuthorNI Ebeling
Current Year 1962
Current Family Melamphaidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 250 to 3500 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Melamphaes acanthomus  Ebeling 1962. Melamphaidae.
Name History   •Valid as Melamphaes acanthomus Ebeling 1962 -- (Pequeño 1989:52 [ref. 14125], Kotlyar 1996:273 [ref. 23292], Kotlyar 2004:1 [ref. 27590], Kotlyar 2012:145 [ref. 31963] as acanthmus once on p. 145, Kotlyar 2012:254 [ref. 32009]).

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atlanticus Melamphaes atlanticus Norman [J. R.] 1929Synonym
beanii Melamphaes beanii Günther [A.] 1887Synonym
bericoides Melamphaes bericoides (Borodin [N. A.] 1929)Synonym
bispinosus Melamphaes bispinosus Gilbert [C. H.] 1915Synonym
brachysomus Melamphaes brachysomus Kimura [K.], Kawai [T.] & Aungtonya [C.] 2019Valid
cavernosus Melamphaes cavernosus Chapman [W. M.] 1939Synonym
cocles Melamphaes cocles (Vaillant [L. L.] 1888)Synonym
contradictorius Melamphaes contradictorius Kotlyar [A. N.] 2015Valid
crassicauda Melamphaes crassicauda Koefoed [E.] 1953Synonym
crassiceps Melamphaes crassiceps (Günther [A.] 1878)Synonym
cristiceps Melamphaes cristiceps Gilbert [C. H.] 1890Synonym
danae Melamphaes danae Ebeling [A. W.] 1962Valid
ebelingi Melamphaes ebelingi Keene [M. J.] 1973Valid
eulepis Melamphaes eulepis Ebeling [A. W.] 1962Valid
eurous Melamphaes eurous Kotlyar [A. N.] 2016Valid
eurylepis Melamphaes eurylepis Holt [E. W. L.] & Byrne [L. W.] 1906Synonym
falsidicus Melamphaes falsidicus Kotlyar [A. N.] 2011Valid
frontosus Melamphaes frontosus Garman [S.] 1899Synonym
hubbsi Melamphaes hubbsi Ebeling [A. W.] 1962Valid
inconspicuus Melamphaes inconspicuus Kotlyar [A. N.] 2015Valid
indicus Melamphaes indicus Ebeling [A. W.] 1962Valid
janae Melamphaes janae Ebeling [A. W.] 1962Valid
kobylyanskyi Melamphaes kobylyanskyi Kotlyar [A. N.] 2015Valid
laeviceps Melamphaes laeviceps Ebeling [A. W.] 1962Valid
lentiginosus Melamphaes lentiginosus Kotlyar [A. N.] 2015Valid
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