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Myripristis botche was originally described as Myripristis botche by Cuvier in 1829. It belongs to the family Holocentridae and subfamily Myripristinae. It is commonly known as Pale soldier but has many other common names such as Blacktip soldierfish in Australia, Uroko-matsukasa in Japan, Splendid squirrelfish in Indonesia, Baga-baga in Philippines, Pale soldier in South Africa, Pale soldier in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   botche
AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
AuthorNI   Cuvier
Qualification   ---
Year   1829
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Holocentriformes Holocentriformes
Family   Holocentridae
Myripristinae Myripristinae
Genus   Myripristis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Holocentriformes
Family   Holocentridae
Subfamily   Myripristinae
Genus   Myripristis
Original Name   Myripristis        
Taxon Name   botche
Original Combination   Myripristis botche
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Myripristis botche
OriginalSubGenus   Myripristis
Original Author   Cuvier
Original AuthorWI   Cuvier [G.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1829
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myripristinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Vizagapatam, India.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Journal   Règne Animal (ed. 2)
Citation   v. 2
Page   151

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Myripristis botche
Current Species botche
Current Genus Myripristis
Current AuthorWI Cuvier [G.]
Current AuthorNI Cuvier
Current Year 1829
Current Family Holocentridae
Current Subfamily
Myripristinae Myripristinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits protected waters at depths greater than 25 m, often in silty reef areas than well developed coral reefs with clear water (Ref. 12419). Tends to hide in caves or crevices during the day. Capture by trawling was unexpected (Ref. 5378).
Depth Range From 25 to 71 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Myripristis botche  Cuvier 1829. Holocentridae: Myripristinae.
Name History   •Valid as Myripristis botche Cuvier 1829 -- (Randall & Greenfield 1996:25 [ref. 22543], Anderson et al. 1998:22 [ref. 23611], Randall & Greenfield 1999:2239 [ref. 24790], Nakabo 2000:497 [ref. 25086], Randall in Randall & Lim 2000:602 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:25 [ref. 25847], Nakabo 2002:497 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:26 [ref. 26830], Randall et al. 2003:410 [ref. 26954], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S101 [ref. 27377], Heemstra et al. 2004:3318 [ref. 27945], Randall 2005:88 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:778 [ref. 29066], Fricke et al. 2009:33 [ref. 30213], Motomura et al. 2010:83 [ref. 31256], Fricke et al. 2011:373 [ref. 31242], Allen & Erdmann 2012:169 [ref. 31980], Larson et al. 2013:72 [ref. 32988], Delrieu-Trottin et al. 2015:5 [ref. 33988] as cf. botche, Psomadakis et al. 2015:181 [ref. 34104], Eguchi & Motomura 2016:66 [ref. 34690], Fricke et al. 2018:112 [ref. 35805], Fricke et al. 2019:81 [ref. 36673], Psomadakis et al. 2020:350 [ref. 37272]).

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adusta Myripristis adusta Bleeker [P.] 1853Valid
adustus Myripristis adustus Bleeker [P.] 1853Synonym
amaena Myripristis amaena (Castelnau [F. L.] 1873)Valid
amaenus Myripristis amaenus (Castelnau [F. L.] 1873)Synonym
amaenus tiki Myripristis amaenus tiki Greenfield [D. W.] 1966Synonym
archiepiscopus Myripristis archiepiscopus Valenciennes [A.] 1862Synonym
argyromus Myripristis argyromus Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Synonym
astakhovi Myripristis astakhovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 1997Valid
aulacodes Myripristis aulacodes Randall [J. E.] & Greenfield [D. W.] 1996Valid
australis Myripristis australis (Castelnau [F. L.] 1875)Synonym
axillaris Myripristis axillaris Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
berndti Myripristis berndti Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Valid
bleekeri Myripristis bleekeri Günther [A.] (ex Bleeker) 1859Synonym
borbonicus Myripristis borbonicus Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1831Synonym
bowditchae Myripristis bowditchae Woods [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1953Synonym
carneus Myripristis carneus Ramsay [E. P.] & Ogilby [J. D.] 1886Synonym
chryseres Myripristis chryseres Jordan [D. S.] & Evermann [B. W.] 1903Valid
chryseus Myripristis chryseus (Cope [E. D.] 1871)Synonym
clarionensis Myripristis clarionensis Gilbert [C. H.] 1897Valid
earlei Myripristis earlei Randall [J. E.], Allen [G. R.] & Robertson [D. R.] 2003Valid
formosa Myripristis formosa Randall [J. E.] & Greenfield [D. W.] 1996Valid
gildi Myripristis gildi Greenfield [D. W.] 1965Valid
greenfieldi Myripristis greenfieldi Randall [J. E.] & Yamakawa [T.] 1996Valid
guezei Myripristis (Holotrachys) guezei Postel [E.] 1962Synonym
guezei Myripristis guezei Postel [E.] 1962Synonym
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