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Nesiarchus nasutus

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Nesiarchus nasutus was originally described as Nesiarchus nasutus by Johnson in 1862. It belongs to the family Gempylidae. It is commonly known as Black gemfish but has many other common names such as in Australia as Black gemfish , in USA (contiguous states) as Violet snake mackerel, in Japan as Hashinagakurotachi, in South Africa as Violet Snake Mackerel, in Canary Islands as Pez espada picudo. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas, including Hawaiian Islands, but except Eastern North and tropical Pacific.
Species   nasutus
AuthorWI   Johnson [J. Y.]
AuthorNI   Johnson
Qualification   ---
Year   1862
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Scombriformes Scombriformes
Family   Gempylidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Nesiarchus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scombriformes
Family   Gempylidae
Genus   Nesiarchus
Original Name   Nesiarchus        
Taxon Name   nasutus
Original Combination   Nesiarchus nasutus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Nesiarchus nasutus
OriginalSubGenus   Nesiarchus
Original Author   Johnson
Original AuthorWI   Johnson [J. Y.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1862
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Madeira.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1862.6.14.13
Journal   Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond.
Citation   1862 (pt 2)
Page   173
Illustrations   Pl. 22

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Nesiarchus nasutus
Current Species   nasutus
Current Genus   Nesiarchus
Current AuthorWI   Johnson [J. Y.]
Current AuthorNI   Johnson
Current Year   1862
Current Family   Gempylidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   benthopelagic        
Water   Salt water
Habitat Notes   Adults, bentho- to mesopelagic, dwell on the continental slope or underwater rises, migrate to midwater at night. Larvae and juveniles, epi- to mesopelagic, are rather common in oceanic ichthyoplankton and are only found in the tropics. Feeds on squid, f
Depth Range   From 200 to 1200 meters.
   
Distribution   Circumglobal in tropical through temperate seas, including Hawaiian Islands, but except Eastern North and tropical Pacific.

Current Summary   Valid as Nesiarchus nasutus  Johnson 1862. Gempylidae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Nesiarchus nasutus  Johnson 1862 -- (Parin & Bekker 1973:459 [ref. 7206], Fujii in Uyeno et al. 1983:411 [ref. 14275], Kido in Amaoka et al. 1983:133, 205 [ref. 8379], Nakamura in Masuda et al. 1984:227 [ref. 6441], Parin in Whitehead et al. 1986:971 [ref. 13676], Pequeño 1989:67 [ref. 14125], Paulin et al. 1989:228 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:177 [ref. 14674], Parin 1990:968 [ref. 19382], Nakamura & Parin 1993:35 [ref. 21769], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:169 [ref. 25472], Santos et al. 1997:105 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:98 [ref. 24952], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:327 [ref. 25013], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:643 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1339 [ref. 25182], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:168 [ref. 27754], Nakamura & Parin 2001:3706 [ref. 26304], Nakabo 2002:1339 [ref. 26193], Moore et al. 2003:230 [ref. 27076], Parin & Nakamura 2003:1822 [ref. 27115], Myers & Donaldson 2003:648 [ref. 27495] dated 1861, Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:101 [ref. 27192], Randall et al. 2004:31 [ref. 27624], Nelson et al. 2004:175 [ref. 27807], Savinykh et al. 2004:658 [ref. 27937], Mundy 2005:500 [ref. 28379], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:761 [ref. 28815], Bray & Hoese 2006:1756 [ref. 29049], Page et al. 2013:181 [ref. 32708]).

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paradoxus Nesiarchus paradoxus (de Brito Capello [F.] 1867)Synonym
violaceus Nesiarchus violaceus (Bean [T. H.] 1887)Synonym
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