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Nannobrachium ritteri

(Gilbert 1915)

Nannobrachium ritteri was originally described as Lampanyctus ritteri by Gilbert in 1915. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Lampanyctinae. It is commonly known as Broadfin lampfish. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Pacific.
Species   ritteri
AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
AuthorNI   Gilbert
Qualification   ---
Year   1915
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae
Genus   Nannobrachium
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Lampanyctinae
Genus   Nannobrachium
Original Name   Lampanyctus        
Taxon Name   ritteri
Original Combination   Lampanyctus ritteri
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lampanyctus ritteri
OriginalSubGenus   Lampanyctus
Original Author   Gilbert
Original AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1915
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Lampanyctinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Monterey Bay, California, U.S.A., Albatross station 4513, depth 389-456 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: CAS-SU 25495 (1), 25522 (1).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Böhlke 1953:20 [ref. 12291].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 75807
Journal   Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus.
Citation   v. 48 (no. 2075)
Page   318
Illustrations   Pl. 15 (fig. 3)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Nannobrachium ritteri
Current Species   ritteri
Current Genus   Nannobrachium
Current AuthorWI   Gilbert [C. H.]
Current AuthorNI   Gilbert
Current Year   1915
Current Family   Myctophidae
Current Subfamily  
Lampanyctinae Lampanyctinae

Habitat   bathypelagic        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 20 to 1095 meters.
Distribution   Eastern Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Nannobrachium ritteri  (Gilbert 1915). Myctophidae.
Name History   • Valid as Lampanyctuis ritteri  Gilbert 1915 -- (Paxton 1979:13 [ref. 6440], Peden et al. 1985:7 [ref. 24081], Pequeño 1989:38 [ref. 14125], McAllister 1990:107 [ref. 14674], Shinohara et al. 1994:73 [ref. 22800], Paxton et al. in Fischer et al. 1995:1320 [ref. 22830]). • Valid as Nannobrachium ritteri  (Gilbert 1915) -- (Zahuranec 2000:26 [ref. 24618], Mecklenburg et al. 2002:257 [ref. 25968], Castellanos-Galindo et al. 2006:256 [ref. 28944]).

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achirus Nannobrachium achirus (Andriashev [A. P.] 1962)Valid
atrum Nannobrachium atrum (Tåning [A. V.] 1928)Valid
bristori Nannobrachium bristori Zahuranec [B. J.] 2000Valid
crypticum Nannobrachium crypticum Zahuranec [B. J.] 2000Valid
cuprarium Nannobrachium cuprarium (Tåning [A. V.] 1928)Valid
fernae Nannobrachium fernae (Wisner [R. L.] 1971)Valid
gibbsi Nannobrachium gibbsi Zahuranec [B. J.] 2000Valid
hawaiiensis Nannobrachium hawaiiensis Zahuranec [B. J.] 2000Valid
idostigma Nannobrachium idostigma (Parr [A. E.] 1931)Valid
indicum Nannobrachium indicum Zahuranec [B. J.] 2000Valid
isaacsi Nannobrachium isaacsi (Wisner [R. L.] 1974)Valid
leucopsarum Nannobrachium leucopsarum (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1890)Synonym
lineatum Nannobrachium lineatum (Tåning [A. V.] 1928)Valid
nannochir Nannobrachium nannochir (Gilbert [C. H.] 1890)Synonym
nigrum Nannobrachium nigrum Günther [A.] 1887Valid
phyllisae Nannobrachium phyllisae Zahuranec [B. J.] 2000Valid
regale Nannobrachium regale (Gilbert [C. H.] 1892)Valid
wisneri Nannobrachium wisneri Zahuranec [B. J.] 2000Valid
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