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Opistognathus castelnaui


Opistognathus castelnaui was originally described as Opistognathus castelnaui by Bleeker in 1859. It belongs to the family Opistognathidae. It is commonly known as Wani-amadai and is known Castelnau’s jawfish in Australia, Wani-amadai in Japan. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   castelnaui
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1859
Status   Valid
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Family   Opistognathidae
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Genus   Opistognathus
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Family   Opistognathidae
Genus   Opistognathus
Original Name   Opistognathus        
Taxon Name   castelnaui
Original Combination   Opistognathus castelnaui
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opistognathus castelnaui
OriginalSubGenus   Opistognathus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1859
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bulukomba, Makassar, Sulawesi, Indonesia.
Types   Bleeker specimens: RMNH 26926 (1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   RMNH 26979 [ex RMNH 15186]
Journal   Natuurkd. Tijdschr. Neder. Indië
Citation   v. 20
Page   238

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Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Opistognathus castelnaui
Current Species   castelnaui
Current Genus Opistognathus
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI   Bleeker
Current Year   1859
Current Family Opistognathidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes May be found in depths greater than 100 m (Ref. 559).

Current Summary   Valid as Opistognathus castelnaui  Bleeker 1859. Opistognathidae.
Name History   •Valid as Opistognathus castelnaui Bleeker 1859 -- (Kyushin et al. 1982:183 [ref. 19754], Smith-Vaniz 1983:6 [ref. 8211], Yoshino in Masuda et al. 1984:200 [ref. 6441], Smith-Vaniz 1999:2589 [ref. 24833], Nakabo 2000:742 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:742 [ref. 26001], Allen & Adrim 2003:34 [ref. 26830], Hoese & Bray 2006:1074 [ref. 29000], Smith-Vaniz & Allen 2007:37 [ref. 29354], Smith-Vaniz 2009:75 [ref. 30149], Allen & Erdmann 2012:352 [ref. 31980], Hiramatsu & Endo 2013:19 [ref. 32573], Hibino et al. 2016:33 [ref. 35047]).

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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
alleni Opistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz [W. F.] 2004Valid
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
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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