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Omobranchus elongatus

(Peters 1855)
  

Omobranchus elongatus was originally described as Petroscirtes elongatus by Peters in 1855. It belongs to the family Blenniidae and subfamily Blenniinae. It is commonly known as Cloister blenny and is known in Australia as Chevron blenny , in Papua New Guinea as Chevroned blenny, in South Africa as Cloister blenny, in South Africa as Cloister blenny, in South Africa as Klooster-blennie. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water and its distribution is Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes), Maldives and Chagos Archipelago east to Fiji, south to northern Australia, north to Japan; invasive in Hawaii and Guam.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
AuthorNI   Peters
Qualification   ---
Year   1855
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Blenniidae
Subfamily  
Blenniinae Blenniinae
Genus   Omobranchus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Blenniiformes
Family   Blenniidae
Subfamily   Blenniinae
Genus   Omobranchus
Original Name   Petroscirtes        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Petroscirtes elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Petroscirtes elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Petroscirtes
Original Author   Peters
Original AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1855
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Blenniinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Mozambique, western Indian Ocean.
Primary Code   ---
Page   440

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---


Current Genus Species   Omobranchus elongatus
Current Species   elongatus
Current Genus   Omobranchus
Current AuthorWI   Fowler [H. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Fowler
Current Year   1855
Current Family   Blenniidae
Current Subfamily  
Blenniinae Blenniinae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Brackish and Salt water
   
Distribution   Indo-West Pacific: East Africa, Seychelles, Madagascar, Mauritius (Mascarenes), Maldives and Chagos Archipelago east to Fiji, south to northern Australia, north to Japan; invasive in Hawaii and Guam.

Current Summary   Valid as Omobranchus elongatus  (Peters 1855). Blenniidae: Blenniinae.
 
Name History   • Valid as Omobranchus elongatus  (Peters 1855) -- (Springer 1972:14 [ref. 4178], Smith-Vaniz 1976:148 [ref. 4144], Springer 1981:700 [ref. 8545], Springer 1986:750 [ref. 5719], Winterbottom et al. 1989:61 [ref. 13251], Aizawa & Senou 1992:2 [ref. 24315], Kottelat et al. 1993:129 [ref. 23448], Randall 1995:319 [ref. 22896], Anderson et al. 1998:26 [ref. 23611], Fricke 1999:487 [ref. 24106], Springer in Randall & Lim 2000:633 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1113 [ref. 25182], Sakai et al. 2001:105 [ref. 25693], Springer 2001:3545 [ref. 26290], Nakabo 2002:1113 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:55 [ref. 26830], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S117 [ref. 27377], Hoese & Bray 2006:1556 [ref. 29000], Imamura in Imamura & Satapoomin 2009:250 [ref. 31162], Patzner et al. 2009:457 [ref. 30396], Lasso-Alcalá et al. 2011:575 [ref. 31520], Allen & Erdmann 2012:784 [ref. 31980], Kottelat 2013:383 [ref. 32989]).

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alexanderi Omobranchus alexanderi (Whitley [G. P.] 1945)Synonym
altivelis Omobranchus altivelis (Steindachner [F.] 1863)Synonym
angelus Omobranchus angelus (Whitley [G. P.] 1959)Synonym
anolius Omobranchus anolius (Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Valid
aurosplendidus Omobranchus aurosplendidus (Richardson [J.] 1846)Valid
banditus Omobranchus banditus Smith [J. L. B.] 1959Valid
bhattacharyae Omobranchus bhattacharyae (Chaudhuri [B. L.] 1916)Synonym
cristatus Omobranchus cristatus (Zugmayer [E.] 1913)Synonym
cristatus Omobranchus cristatus Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1951Synonym
cristiceps Omobranchus cristiceps (Macleay [W.] 1881)Synonym
darwini Omobranchus darwini (Whitley [G. P.] 1958)Synonym
dasson Omobranchus dasson (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902)Synonym
dealmeida Omobranchus dealmeida Smith [J. L. B.] 1949Synonym
decipiens Omobranchus decipiens (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
dispar Omobranchus dispar (Fowler [H. W.] 1937)Synonym
elegans Omobranchus elegans (Steindachner [F.] 1876)Valid
fasciolatoceps Omobranchus fasciolatoceps (Richardson [J.] 1846)Valid
fasciolatus Omobranchus fasciolatus Ehrenberg [C. G.] in Valenciennes in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Not available
fasciolatus Omobranchus fasciolatus (Valenciennes [A.] (ex Ehrenberg) in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836)Valid
ferox Omobranchus ferox (Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1927)Valid
furcatus Omobranchus furcatus (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
furtivus Omobranchus furtivus (De Vis [C. W.] 1885)Synonym
galeatus Omobranchus galeatus (De Vis [C. W.] 1884)Synonym
germaini Omobranchus germaini (Sauvage [H.-E.] 1883)Valid
guttatus Omobranchus guttatus (Macleay [W.] 1881)Synonym
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