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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 Chevron blenny in Australia, Chevroned blenny in Papua New Guinea, Cloister blenny in South Africa, Cloister blenny in South Africa, Klooster-blennie in South Africa. more common names It is found in Brackish and Salt water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Peters [W. C. H.]
AuthorNI   Peters
Qualification   ---
Year   1855
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Blenniiformes Blenniiformes
Family   Blenniidae
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 ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

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

Habitat brackish, marine.        
Water Brackish and Salt water

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], Fricke et al. 2018:313 [ref. 35805], Arndt & Fricke 2019:13 [ref. 36883]).

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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 Fraser-Brunner [A.] 1951Synonym
cristatus Omobranchus cristatus (Zugmayer [E.] 1913)Synonym
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 1836In family
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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