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Nerophis violaceus

(Risso 1827)

Nerophis violaceus was originally described as Scyphius violaceus by Risso in 1827. It belongs to the family Syngnathidae and subfamily Syngnathinae. It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   violaceus
AuthorWI   Risso [A.]
AuthorNI   Risso
Qualification   ---
Year   1827
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Syngnathiformes Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae
Genus   Nerophis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Subfamily   Syngnathinae
Genus   Nerophis
Original Name   Scyphius        
Taxon Name   violaceus
Original Combination   Scyphius violaceus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scyphius violaceus
OriginalSubGenus   Scyphius
Original Author   Risso
Original AuthorWI   Risso [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1827
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Syngnathinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Probably Nice, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   187

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Nerophis ophidion
Current Species   ophidion
Current Genus Nerophis
Current AuthorWI Linnaeus [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Linnaeus
Current Year   1758
Current Family Syngnathidae
Current Subfamily
Syngnathinae Syngnathinae

Water Brackish and Salt water
Distribution ---

Current Summary   Synonym of Nerophis ophidion  (Linnaeus 1758). Syngnathidae: Syngnathinae.
Name History   • Synonym of Nerophis ophidion  (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Wheeler 1973:277 [ref. 7190], Kottelat 1997:167 [ref. 22952]).

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aequoreus exilis Nerophis aequoreus exilis Holt [E. W. L.] & Byrne [L. W.] 1906Action
annulatus Nerophis annulatus (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
corallina Nerophis corallina Cocco [A.] 1846Not available
dumerilii Nerophis dumerilii Steindachner [F.] 1868Action
exilis Nerophis exilis Holt [E. W. L.] & Byrne [L. W.] 1906Action
fasciatus Nerophis fasciatus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
heckeli Nerophis heckeli Kaup [J. J.] 1856Action
littoralis Nerophis littoralis (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
lumbriciformis Nerophis lumbriciformis (Jenyns [L.] 1835)Valid
maculatus Nerophis maculatus Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Valid
martinicensis Nerophis martinicensis Kaup [J. J.] (ex Bibron) 1856Action
olivaceus Nerophis olivaceus Berg [L. S.] 1933Uncertain
ophidion Nerophis ophidion (Linnaeus [C.] 1758)Valid
papacinus Nerophis papacinus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
teres Nerophis teres (Rathke [H.] 1836)Synonym
vittata Nerophis vittata Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Synonym
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