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Monolene maculipinna


Monolene maculipinna was originally described as Monolene maculipinna by Garman in 1899. It belongs to the family Bothidae. It is commonly known as Pacific deepwater flounder but has many other common names such as Pacific deepwater flounder in USA, Monolène du Pacifique in France, Lenguado de profundid in Nicaragua, Lenguado de profunidad in Spain, Pacific deepwater flounder in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   maculipinna
AuthorWI   Garman [S.]
AuthorNI   Garman
Qualification   ---
Year   1899
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Pleuronectiformes Pleuronectiformes
Family   Bothidae
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Genus   Monolene
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Pleuronectiformes
Family   Bothidae
Genus   Monolene
Original Name   Monolene        
Taxon Name   maculipinna
Original Combination   Monolene maculipinna
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Monolene maculipinna
OriginalSubGenus   Monolene
Original Author   Garman
Original AuthorWI   Garman [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1899
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Pacific coast of Panama and Colombia, 3°-7°N, 79°-81°, Albatross station 3355, 3378, 3387, 3389 and 3391, depth 112-210 fathoms.
Types   Syntypes: BMNH 1930.9.4.13-14 [ex MCZ] (2); MCZ 28541-42 (3, 4); USNM [ex MCZ 28542] (1).
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Mem. Mus. Comp. Zool.
Citation   v. 24
Page   226
Illustrations   Pl. 52 (figs. 1-2)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Monolene maculipinna
Current Species maculipinna
Current Genus Monolene
Current AuthorWI Garman [S.]
Current AuthorNI Garman
Current Year 1899
Current Family Bothidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Demersal. Inhabits muddy or sandy bottoms. May also be found on bottoms with rubble. It is of potencial economic importance. Marketed fresh. May also be utilized as fishmeal.
Depth Range From 205 to 384 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Monolene maculipinna  Garman 1899. Bothidae.
Name History   •Valid as Monolene maculipinna Garman 1899 -- (Bussing & López S. 1994:152 [ref. 23101], Hensley in Fischer et al. 1995:936 [ref. 22829], Chirichigno F. & Vélez D. 1998:202 [ref. 24555], Evseenko 1999:628 [ref. 24408], Amaoka & Imamura 2000:247 [ref. 24802], Hoshino et al. 2000:293 [ref. 24805], Nelson et al. 2004:179 [ref. 27807] with author and date as Norman 1933, McCosker & Rosenblatt 2010:195 [ref. 30957], Page et al. 2013:187 [ref. 32708], Robertson et al. 2017:105 [ref. 35676]).

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antillarum Monolene antillarum Norman [J. R.] 1933Valid
asaedae Monolene asaedae Clark [H. W.] 1936Valid
atrimana Monolene atrimana Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1886Valid
danae Monolene danae Bruun [A. F.] 1937Valid
dubiosa Monolene dubiosa Garman [S.] 1899Valid
helenensis Monolene helenensis Amaoka [K.] & Imamura [H.] 2000Valid
megalepis Monolene megalepis Woods [L. P.] 1961Valid
mertensi Monolene mertensi (Poll [M.] 1959)Synonym
microstoma Monolene microstoma Cadenat [J.] 1937Valid
sessilicauda Monolene sessilicauda Goode [G. B.] 1880Valid
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