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Ophichthus melanoporus


Ophichthus melanoporus was originally described as Ophichthus melanoporus by Kanazawa in 1963. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Ophichthinae. It is commonly known as Blackpored eel and is known Blackpored eel in USA, blackpored eel in USA. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanoporus
AuthorWI   Kanazawa [R. H.]
AuthorNI   Kanazawa
Qualification   ---
Year   1963
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae
Genus   Ophichthus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Ophichthinae
Genus   Ophichthus
Original Name   Ophichthus        
Taxon Name   melanoporus
Original Combination   Ophichthus melanoporus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophichthus melanoporus
OriginalSubGenus   Ophichthus
Original Author   Kanazawa
Original AuthorWI   Kanazawa [R. H.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1963
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Ophichthinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Straits of Florida, west of Andros Island, Bahamas, 24°04'N, 79°15'W, Combat station 448, depth 250 fathoms.
Types   Paratypes: ?UF 97628 [ex TABL] (1), USNM 191119 (3).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Smith 1994:34 [ref. 21917].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 191118
Journal   Proc. Biol. Soc. Wash.
Citation   v. 76
Page   284
Illustrations   Figs. 2B, 3; Pl. 1 (right)

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ophichthus melanoporus
Current Species melanoporus
Current Genus Ophichthus
Current AuthorWI Kanazawa [R. H.]
Current AuthorNI Kanazawa
Current Year 1963
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Ophichthus melanoporus  Kanazawa 1963. Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Ophichthus melanoporus Kanazawa 1963 -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Robins & Ray 1986:65 [ref. 23100], McCosker et al. 1989:394 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:817 [ref. 13285], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:276 [ref. 23897], McCosker 2003:733 [ref. 26993], Nelson et al. 2004:63 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:63 [ref. 32708]).

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afuerae Ophichthus afuerae Hildebrand [S. F.] 1946Synonym
algoensis Ophichthus algoensis Barnard [K. H.] 1925Synonym
alleni Ophichthus alleni McCosker [J. E.] 2010Valid
altipennis Ophichthus altipennis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Valid
altipinnis Ophichthus altipinnis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Synonym
aniptocheilos Ophichthus aniptocheilos McCosker [J. E.] 2010Valid
apachus Ophichthus apachus McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1998Valid
aphotistos Ophichthus aphotistos McCosker [J. E.] & Chen [Y.-Y.] 2000Valid
apicalis Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett [E. T.]] 1830)Valid
arneutes Ophichthus arneutes McCosker [J. E.] & Rosenblatt [R. H.] 1998Valid
asakusae Ophichthus asakusae Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1901Valid
ater Ophichthus ater Peters [W. C. H.] 1866Synonym
bangko Ophichthus bangko (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
bennettai Ophichthus bennettai McCosker [J. E.] 1986Synonym
bicolor Ophichthus bicolor McCosker [J. E.] & Ho [H.-C.] 2015Valid
bonaparti Ophichthus bonaparti (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Valid
brachycephalus Ophichthus brachycephalus (Poey [F.] 1867)Synonym
brachynotopterus Ophichthus brachynotopterus Karrer [C.] 1983Valid
brachyurus Ophichthus brachyurus Poey [F.] 1868Synonym
brasiliensis Ophichthus brasiliensis (Kaup [J. J.] 1856)Valid
brevicaudatus Ophichthus brevicaudatus Chu [Y.-T.], Wu [H.-L.] & Jin [X.-B.] 1981Valid
brevidorsalis Ophichthus brevidorsalis Chiu [Y.-C] & Hibino [Y.] in Hibino, Chiu, Chen & Shao 2019Valid
brevirostris Ophichthus brevirostris McCosker [J. E.] & Ross [S. W.] 2007Valid
callaensis Ophichthus callaensis Günther [A.] 1873Synonym
callisoma Ophichthus callisoma (Abbott [C. C.] 1860)Synonym
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