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Melanostomias melanops

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Melanostomias melanops was originally described as Melanostomias melanops by Brauer in 1902. It belongs to the family Stomiidae and subfamily Melanostomiinae. It is commonly known as Shirohige-hoshi-eso and is known in Japan as Shirohige-hoshi-eso, in South Africa as Shirohige-hoshi-eso. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Circumglobal in tropical through subtropical seas, including Hawaiian Ridge, but not Eastern Pacific.
Species   melanops
AuthorWI   Brauer [A.]
AuthorNI   Brauer
Qualification   ---
Year   1902
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Stomiiformes Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Subfamily  
Melanostomiinae Melanostomiinae
Genus   Melanostomias
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Stomiiformes
Family   Stomiidae
Subfamily   Melanostomiinae
Genus   Melanostomias
Original Name   Melanostomias        
Taxon Name   melanops
Original Combination   Melanostomias melanops
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melanostomias melanops
OriginalSubGenus   Melanostomias
Original Author   Brauer
Original AuthorWI   Brauer [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1902
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Melanostomiinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off northwestern coast of Sumatra, 50 kilometers west of Leupung, Aceh Besar Regency, Aceh Province, Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean, 5°23'02"N, 94°48'01"E, Valdivia station 207, depth 1024 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZMB 17447
Journal   Zool. Anz.
Citation   v. 25 (no. 668)
Page   284

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Melanostomias melanops
Current Species   melanops
Current Genus   Melanostomias
Current AuthorWI   Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.]
Current AuthorNI   Regan & Trewavas
Current Year   1902
Current Family   Stomiidae
Current Subfamily  
Melanostomiinae Melanostomiinae

Habitat bathypelagic        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Mesopelagic (Ref. 559).
Depth Range From 0 to 950 meters.
   
Distribution Circumglobal in tropical through subtropical seas, including Hawaiian Ridge, but not Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Melanostomias melanops  Brauer 1902. Stomiidae: Melanostomiinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Melanostomias melanops  Brauer 1902 -- (Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:149 [ref. 14275], Fujii in Okamura et al. 1982:85, 330 [ref. 8256], Gibbs in Whitehead et al. 1984:359 [ref. 13675], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:51 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:155, 340 [ref. 8057], Gibbs & Barnett 1990:329 [ref. 14915], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:529 [ref. 23897], Harold 1999:1913 [ref. 24741], Nakabo 2000:336 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:298 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:336 [ref. 26001], Harold 2003:912 [ref. 27001], Menezes et al. in Menezes et al. 2003:47 [ref. 27192], Moore et al. 2003:190 [ref. 27076], Shinohara et al. 2005:407 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:187 [ref. 28379]).

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albibarba Melanostomias albibarba Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
bartonbeani Melanostomias bartonbeani Parr [A. E.] 1927Valid
bilobatus Melanostomias bilobatus Koefoed [E.] 1956Synonym
biseriatus Melanostomias biseriatus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
bituberatus Melanostomias bituberatus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930)Synonym
braueri Melanostomias braueri Zugmayer [E.] 1913Synonym
bulbosus Melanostomias bulbosus Beebe [W.] 1933Synonym
gladiator Melanostomias gladiator (Zugmayer [E.] 1911)Synonym
globulifer Melanostomias globulifer Fowler [H. W.] 1934Valid
gracilis Melanostomias gracilis (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930)Synonym
heteropogon Melanostomias heteropogon Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
longibarba Melanostomias longibarba (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930)Synonym
longipinnis Melanostomias longipinnis Pappenheim [P.] 1914Synonym
macrophotus Melanostomias macrophotus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
margaritifer Melanostomias margaritifer Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
melanocaulus Melanostomias melanocaulus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Synonym
melanopogon Melanostomias melanopogon Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
niger Melanostomias niger Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1924Valid
nigroaxialis Melanostomias nigroaxialis Parin [N. V.] & Pokhil'skaya [G. N.] 1978Valid
paucilaternatus Melanostomias paucilaternatus Parin [N. V.] & Pokhil'skaya [G. N.] 1978Valid
pauciradius Melanostomias pauciradius Matsubara [K.] 1938Valid
pollicifer Melanostomias pollicifer Parin [N. V.] & Pokhil'skaya [G. N.] 1978Valid
problematicus Melanostomias problematicus Parr [A. E.] 1927Synonym
ramosus Melanostomias ramosus (Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930)Synonym
spilorhynchus Melanostomias spilorhynchus Regan [C. T.] & Trewavas [E.] 1930Valid
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