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Melanocetus vorax


Melanocetus vorax was originally described as Melanocetus vorax by Brauer in 1902. It belongs to the family Melanocetidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   vorax
AuthorWI   Brauer [A.]
AuthorNI   Brauer
Qualification   ---
Year   1902
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   Melanocetus        
Taxon Name   vorax
Original Combination   Melanocetus vorax
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melanocetus vorax
OriginalSubGenus   Melanocetus
Original Author   Brauer
Original AuthorWI   Brauer [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1902
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Golf of Guinea, 2°00'N, 8°04'W, Valdivia station 63, depth to 2492 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMB 17710
Journal   Zool. Anz.
Citation   v. 25 (no. 668)
Page   294

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

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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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Melanocetus murrayi  Günther 1887. Melanocetidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Melanocetus murrayi Günther 1887 -- (Maul 1973:667 [ref. 7171], Bertelsen 1990:493 [ref. 15654], Pietsch 2009:366 [ref. 30766]).

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acanthirostris Melanocetus acanthirostris (Parr [A. E.] 1927)Synonym
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.] 1864Synonym
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.] 1981Synonym
rotundatus Melanocetus rotundatus Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1903Synonym
spinulosus Melanocetus spinulosus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1932)Synonym
tumidus Melanocetus tumidus Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
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