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Ophichthys melanochir

(Bleeker 1864)

Ophichthys melanochir was originally described as Ophichthys melanochir by Bleeker in 1864. It belongs to the family Synbranchidae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanochir
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1864
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Synbranchiformes Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
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Genus   Ophichthys
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Synbranchiformes
Family   Synbranchidae
Genus   Ophichthys
Original Name   Ophichthys        
Taxon Name   melanochir
Original Combination   Ophichthys melanochir
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Ophichthys melanochir
OriginalSubGenus   Ophichthys
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1864
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Ambon Island, Molucca Islands, Indonesia.
Types   Bleeker specimens: BMNH 1867.11.28.283 (1) Ambon.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   BMNH 1867.11.28.283
Journal   Neder. Tijdschr. Dierk.
Citation   v. 2
Page   44

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ophichthus altipennis
Current Species altipennis
Current Genus Ophichthus
Current AuthorWI Kaup [J. J.]
Current AuthorNI Kaup
Current Year 1856
Current Family Synbranchidae
Current Subfamily
Ophichthinae Ophichthinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Ophichthus altipennis  (Kaup 1856). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae.
Name History   •Valid as Ophichthus melanochir Bleeker 1864 -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], Allen & Swainston 1988:34 [ref. 25477], Paxton et al. 1989:119 [ref. 12442], Allen 1997:56 [ref. 23977], Smith & McCosker 1999:1669 [ref. 24715], Hutchins 2001:17 [ref. 25847], Myers & Donaldson 2003:612 [ref. 27495]). •Synonym of Ophichthus altipennis (Kaup 1856) -- (Randall et al. 2002:155 [ref. 26192], McCosker & Randall 2002:798 [ref. 26226], Randall 2005:32 [ref. 28239], McCosker et al. 2006:271 [ref. 29006], Hibino et al. 2019:301 [ref. 36433]).

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adspersus Ophichthys adspersus (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
algoensis Ophichthys algoensis (Barnard [K. H.] 1925)Synonym
amboinensis Ophichthys amboinensis (Bleeker [P.] 1864)In family
amoyensis Ophichthys amoyensis (Bleeker [P.] 1864)In family
anguiformis Ophichthys (Sphaegebranchus) anguiformis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Synonym
anguiformis Ophichthys anguiformis (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Synonym
apicalis Ophichthys apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett [E. T.]] 1830)Synonym
arenicola Ophichthys arenicola (Klunzinger [C. B.] 1871)Synonym
ascensionis Ophichthys ascensionis (Studer [T.] 1889)Synonym
ater Ophichthys (Herpetoichthys) ater (Peters [W. C. H.] 1866)Synonym
ater Ophichthys ater (Peters [W. C. H.] 1866)Synonym
biserialis Ophichthys biserialis (Garman [S.] 1899)Synonym
bitaeniatus Ophichthys bitaeniatus (Peters [W. C. H.] 1877)Synonym
bleekeri Ophichthys bleekeri (Volz [W.] 1903)Synonym
boro Ophichthys boro (Hamilton [F.] 1822)Synonym
brachyurus Ophichthys brachyurus (Poey [F.] 1868)Synonym
brevicaudatus Ophichthys brevicaudatus (Chu [Y.-T.], Wu [H.-L.] & Jin [X.-B.] 1981)Synonym
brevimanus Ophichthys (Pisodontophis) brevimanus (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Synonym
brevimanus Ophichthys brevimanus (Regan [C. T.] 1903)Synonym
brevirostris Ophichthys brevirostris (Poey [F.] 2000)In family
buettikoferi Ophichthys (Sphagebranchus) buettikoferi (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
buettikoferi Ophichthys buettikoferi (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
büttikoferi Ophichthys büttikoferi (Steindachner [F.] 1894)Synonym
caecus Ophichthys caecus (Linnaeus [C.] (ex Brander) 1758)Synonym
calamus Ophichthys calamus (Günther [A.] 1870)Synonym
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