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Nettastoma melanura


Nettastoma melanura was originally described as Nettastoma melanura by Rafinesque in 1810. It belongs to the family Nettastomatidae. It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Western and eastern Atlantic (including Mediterranean Sea), western Pacific.
Species   melanura
AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Qualification   ---
Year   1810
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
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Genus   Nettastoma
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Nettastomatidae
Genus   Nettastoma
Original Name   Nettastoma        
Taxon Name   melanura
Original Combination   Nettastoma melanura
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Nettastoma melanura
OriginalSubGenus   Nettastoma
Original Author   Rafinesque
Original AuthorWI   Rafinesque [C. S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1810
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Sicily, Italy, Mediterranean Sea.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   whereabouts unknown
Journal   Caratteri
Page   66
Illustrations   Pl. 16 (fig. 1)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Nettastoma melanurum
Current Species   melanurum
Current Genus Nettastoma
Current AuthorWI Rafinesque [C. S.]
Current AuthorNI   Rafinesque
Current Year   1810
Current Family Nettastomatidae
Current Subfamily
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Water Salt water
Distribution Western and eastern Atlantic (including Mediterranean Sea), western Pacific.

Current Summary   Synonym of Nettastoma melanurum  Rafinesque 1810. Nettastomatidae.
Name History   • Valid as Nettastoma melanura  Rafinesque 1810 -- (Smith et al. 1981:543 [ref. 6158], Ida in Okamura et al. 1982:59, 317 [ref. 8256], Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:116 [ref. 14275], Smith 1989:605 [ref. 13285], Smith 1989:705 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:37 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:320 [ref. 23897], Porteiro et al. 1999:27 [ref. 24203], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:38 [ref. 27192]). • Valid as Nettastoma melanurum  Rafinesque 1810 -- (Blache et al. 1973:236 [ref. 7185], Castle 1975:23 [ref. 25984], Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:563 [ref. 13676], Smith 1990:173 [ref. 13454], Galil & Goren 1994:49 [ref. 23163], Santos et al. 1997:24 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:57 [ref. 24952], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], Bilecenoglu et al. 2002:34 [ref. 26753], Smith 2003:754 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:175 [ref. 27076], Paxton et al. 2006:299 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2007:25 [ref. 29533], Melo et al. 2009:9 [ref. 30460], Bañon et al. 2010:7 [ref. 31029], Fricke et al. 2011:354 [ref. 31242]).

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brevirostre Nettastoma brevirostre Facciolà [L.] 1887Synonym
denticulatus Nettastoma denticulatus (Gilbert [C. H.] 1905)Synonym
elongata Saurenchelys elongata (Kotthaus [A.] 1968)Valid
elongatum Nettastoma elongatum Kotthaus [A.] 1968Synonym
falcinaris Nettastoma falcinaris Parin [N. V.] & Karmovskaya [E. S.] 1985Valid
guentheri Nettastoma guentheri (Osório [B.] 1909)Synonym
longirostris Nettastoma longirostris (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
melanurum Nettastoma melanurum Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Valid
mendax Nettastoma mendax Facciolà [L.] 1893Synonym
messanensis Nettastoma messanensis (Kölliker [R. A. von] 1853)Synonym
parviceps Nettastoma parviceps Günther [A.] 1877Valid
proboscideum Nettastoma proboscideum Vaillant [L. L.] 1888Synonym
procerum Nettastoma procerum Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1883Synonym
saga Nettastoma saga (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
solitarium Nettastoma solitarium Castle [P. H. J.] & Smith [D. G.] in Smith, Böhlke & Castle 1981Valid
syntresis Nettastoma syntresis Smith [D. G.] & Böhlke [J. E.] in Smith, Böhlke & Castle 1981Valid
taeniola Nettastoma taeniola (Alcock [A. W.] (ex Wood-Mason) 1889)Synonym
urosema Nettastoma urosema (Lea [E.] 1913)Synonym
vittata Nettastoma vittata (Richardson [J.] 1845)Synonym
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