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Melanocetus acanthirostris

(Parr 1927)

Melanocetus acanthirostris was originally described as Rhynchoceratias acanthirostris by Parr in 1927. It belongs to the family Melanocetidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acanthirostris
AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
AuthorNI   Parr
Qualification   ---
Year   1927
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Melanocetidae
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Genus   Melanocetus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Melanocetidae
Genus   Melanocetus
Original Name   Rhynchoceratias        
Taxon Name   acanthirostris
Original Combination   Rhynchoceratias acanthirostris
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Rhynchoceratias acanthirostris
OriginalSubGenus   Rhynchoceratias
Original Author   Parr
Original AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1927
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Western Atlantic, Tongue of the Ocean, Bahamas, 23°37'N, 77°15'W, 7000 feet wire out.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:16 [ref. 16741].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   YPM 2011
Page   31
Illustrations   Fig. 11

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Melanocetus murrayi
Current Species   murrayi
Current Genus Melanocetus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Günther
Current Year   1887
Current Family Melanocetidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Melanocetus murrayi  Günther 1887. Melanocetidae.
Name History   • Synonym of Melanocetus murrayi  Günther 1887 -- (Bertelsen 1990:493 [ref. 15654], Pietsch 2009:366 [ref. 30766]).

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braueri Melanocetus braueri (Koefoed [E.] 1944)Synonym
brevirostris Melanocetus brevirostris (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
cirrifer Melanocetus cirrifer Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932Synonym
eustalus Melanocetus eustalus Pietsch [T. W.] & Van Duzer [J. P.] 1980Valid
ferox Melanocetus ferox Regan [C. T.] 1926Synonym
heterorhynchus Melanocetus heterorhynchus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
johnsoni Melanocetus johnsoni Günther [A.] 1864Spelling
johnsonii Melanocetus johnsonii Günther [A.] 1864Valid
krechi Melanocetus krechi Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
laevis Melanocetus laevis (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
latirhinus Melanocetus latirhinus (Parr [A. E.] 1927)Synonym
longipinnis Melanocetus longipinnis (Parr [A. E.] 1930)Synonym
megalodontis Melanocetus megalodontis Beebe [W.] & Crane [J.] 1947Synonym
micracanthus Melanocetus micracanthus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
murrayi Melanocetus murrayi Günther [A.] 1887Valid
niger Melanocetus niger Regan [C. T.] 1925Valid
pelagicus Melanocetus pelagicus Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
polyactis Melanocetus polyactis Regan [C. T.] 1925Valid
regani Melanocetus regani (Koefoed [E.] 1944)Synonym
rossi Melanocetus rossi Balushkin [A. V.] & Fedorov [V. V.] 1981Valid
rossii Melanocetus rossii Balushkin [A. V.] & Fedorov [V. V.] 1981Spelling
rotundatus Melanocetus rotundatus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1903Synonym
spinulosus Melanocetus spinulosus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Valid
tumidus Melanocetus tumidus Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
vorax Melanocetus vorax Brauer [A.] 1902Synonym
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