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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 Nerophinae. 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
Nerophinae Nerophinae
Genus   Nerophis
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Syngnathiformes
Family   Syngnathidae
Subfamily   Nerophinae
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   Nerophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Probably Nice, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   No types known
Page   187

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

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
Nerophinae Nerophinae

Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Nerophis ophidion  (Linnaeus 1758). Syngnathidae: Nerophinae.
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.] 1906In family
annulatus Nerophis annulatus (Risso [A.] 1827)Synonym
corallina Nerophis corallina Cocco [A.] 1846In family
dumerilii Nerophis dumerilii Steindachner [F.] 1868In family
exilis Nerophis exilis Holt [E. W. L.] & Byrne [L. W.] 1906In family
fasciatus Nerophis fasciatus (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
heckeli Nerophis heckeli Kaup [J. J.] 1856In family
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) 1856In family
olivaceus Nerophis olivaceus Berg [L. S.] 1933In family
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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