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Opistognathus alleni


Opistognathus alleni was originally described as Opistognathus alleni by Smith-Vaniz in 2004. It belongs to the family Opistognathidae. It is commonly known as Abrolhos jawfish. It is found in Salt water.
Species   alleni
AuthorWI   Smith-Vaniz [W. F.]
AuthorNI   Smith-Vaniz
Qualification   ---
Year   2004
Status   Valid
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Family   Opistognathidae
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Genus   Opistognathus
Subgenus   ---

Family   Opistognathidae
Genus   Opistognathus
Original Name   Opistognathus        
Taxon Name   alleni
Original Combination   Opistognathus alleni
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opistognathus alleni
OriginalSubGenus   Opistognathus
Original Author   Smith-Vaniz
Original AuthorWI   Smith-Vaniz [W. F.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   2004
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Northern end of Dicks Island in Goss Passage, 28°30'S, 113°46'E. Houtman Abrolhos Archipelago, Western Australia, depth 30-32 meters.
Types   Paratypes: AMS I.33668-001 (3); ANSP 157594 (4); BMNH 2001.11.28.1 (1); MPM 33190-92 (1, 2, 1); NMT S.13294-001 (3); USNM 315663 (3); WAM P.27590-002 (11), P.27587-003 (1), P.27595-003 (9).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Moore et al. 2008:38 [ref. 30117].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   WAM P.27590-030
Page   210
Illustrations   Figs. 1, 2A, 3A, 4A

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Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opistognathus alleni
Current Species   alleni
Current Genus Opistognathus
Current AuthorWI Smith-Vaniz [W. F.]
Current AuthorNI   Smith-Vaniz
Current Year   2004
Current Family Opistognathidae
Current Subfamily
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Etymology   Named in honour of Dr. Gerald R Allen, who recognized the undescribed status of this species and whose publications have contributed significantly to knowledge of Indo-Pacific fishes.
Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 33 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Opistognathus alleni  Smith-Vaniz 2004. Opistognathidae.
Name History   •Valid as Opistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz 2004 -- (Hoese & Bray 2006:1073 [ref. 29000]).

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adelus Opistognathus adelus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2010Valid
afer Opistognathus afer Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2010Valid
albicaudatus Opistognathus albicaudatus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2011Valid
annulatus Opistognathus annulatus Eibl-Eibesfeldt [I.] & Klausewitz [W.] 1961Valid
aurifrons Opistognathus aurifrons (Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [J. C.] 1905)Valid
brasiliensis Opistognathus brasiliensis Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 1997Valid
brochus Opistognathus brochus Bussing [W. A.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 2003Valid
castelnaui Opistognathus castelnaui Bleeker [P.] 1859Valid
chaplini Opistognathus chaplini (Fowler [H. W.] 1946)Synonym
crassus Opistognathus crassus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2010Valid
cuvierii Opistognathus cuvierii Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1836Valid
cyanospilotus Opistognathus cyanospilotus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2009Valid
darwiniensis Opistognathus darwiniensis Macleay [W.] 1878Valid
decorus Opistognathus decorus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] & Yoshino [T.] 1985Valid
dendriticus Opistognathus dendriticus (Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1908)Valid
dipharus Opistognathus dipharus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2010Valid
elizabethensis Opistognathus elizabethensis Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2004Valid
ensiferus Opistognathus ensiferus Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2016Valid
evermanni Opistognathus evermanni (Jordan [D. S.] & Snyder [J. O.] 1902)Valid
eximius Opistognathus eximius (Ogilby [J. D.] 1908)Valid
fasciatum Opistognathus fasciatum Longley [W. H.] & Hildebrand [S. F.] 1940Synonym
fasciatus Opistognathus fasciatus Chan [W. L.] 1966Synonym
fenmutis Opistognathus fenmutis Acero P. [A.] & Franke [R.] 1993Valid
fossoris Opistognathus fossoris Bussing [W. A.] & Lavenberg [R. J.] 2003Valid
galapagensis Opistognathus galapagensis Allen [G. R.] & Robertson [D. R.] 1991Valid
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