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Opistognathus elizabethensis

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Opistognathus elizabethensis was originally described as Opistognathus elizabethensis by Smith-Vaniz in 2004. It belongs to the family Opistognathidae. It is commonly known as Elizabeth reef jawfish . It is found in Salt water.
Species   elizabethensis
AuthorWI   Smith-Vaniz [W. F.]
AuthorNI   Smith-Vaniz
Qualification   ---
Year   2004
Status   Valid
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Order  
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Family   Opistognathidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Opistognathus
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Family   Opistognathidae
Genus   Opistognathus
Original Name   Opistognathus        
Taxon Name   elizabethensis
Original Combination   Opistognathus elizabethensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Opistognathus elizabethensis
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   Elizabeth Reef, northern side near lagoon entrance, 29°56'S, 159°01'E, off New South Wales, Australia, depth 0-5 meters.
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   AMS I.27891-010
Page   216
Illustrations   Figs. 3D, 8

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Current Genus Species Opistognathus elizabethensis
Current Species   elizabethensis
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   The specific epithet refers to the type locality. If not an Elizabeth Reef endemic, this species likely occurs only at Elizabeth and the adjacent Middleton Reef.
Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 1 to 18 meters.
   

Current Summary   Valid as Opistognathus elizabethensis  Smith-Vaniz 2004. Opistognathidae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Opistognathus elizabethensis Smith-Vaniz 2004 -- (Hoese & Bray 2006:1074 [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
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
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
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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