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Nettastoma parviceps


Nettastoma parviceps was originally described as Nettastoma parviceps by Günther in 1877. It belongs to the family Nettastomatidae. It is commonly known as Kuzu-anago and is known Smallhead duckbill eel in Australia, Kuzu-anago in Japan, Smallhead Duckbill Eel in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   parviceps
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1877
Status   Valid
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   parviceps
Original Combination   Nettastoma parviceps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Nettastoma parviceps
OriginalSubGenus   Nettastoma
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1877
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South of Tokyo, Japan, Challenger station 232, depth 345 fathoms.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1879.5.14.440
Journal   Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (Ser. 4)
Citation   v. 20 (no. 119)
Page   446

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Nettastoma parviceps
Current Species parviceps
Current Genus Nettastoma
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1877
Current Family Nettastomatidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits the continental slope (Ref. 7300).
Depth Range From 94 to 750 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Nettastoma parviceps  Günther 1877. Nettastomatidae.
Name History   •Valid as Metopomycter parviceps (Günther 1877) -- (Pequeño 1989:25 [ref. 14125]). •Valid as Nettastoma parviceps Günther 1877 -- (Smith et al. 1981:540 [ref. 6158], Sakamoto in Amaoka et al. 1983:65, 173 [ref. 8379], Asano in Masuda et al. 1984:29 [ref. 6441], Machida in Okamura & Kitajima 1984:99 [ref. 8057], Castle 1986:191 [ref. 5644], Okamura & Machida 1987:111 [ref. 22279], Paxton et al. 1989:113 [ref. 12442], Smith 1989:605 [ref. 13285], Castle in Amaoka et al. 1990:99 [ref. 16024], Gomon et al. 1994:198 [ref. 22532], Reinthal & Stiassny 1997:354 [ref. 22780], Smith 1999:1690 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:240 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:295 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:240 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2005:401 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:143 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:299 [ref. 28995], Smith 2008:180 [ref. 30621], Shao et al. 2008:239 [ref. 29952], Zhang et al. 2010:302 [ref. 31511], Ho et al. 2015:165 [ref. 34130], Smith & Stewart 2015:286 [ref. 34234], Fricke et al. 2018:51 [ref. 35805]).

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brevirostre Nettastoma brevirostre Facciolà [L.] 1887Synonym
denticulatus Nettastoma denticulatus (Gilbert [C. H.] 1905)Synonym
elongata Saurenchelys elongata Kotthaus [A.] 1968Valid
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
melanura Nettastoma melanura Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Valid
melanurum Nettastoma melanurum Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Synonym
mendax Nettastoma mendax Facciolà [L.] 1893Synonym
messanensis Nettastoma messanensis (Kölliker [R. A. von] 1853)Synonym
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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