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Optivus elongatus

(Günther 1859)

Optivus elongatus was originally described as Trachichthys elongatus by Günther in 1859. It belongs to the family Trachichthyidae. It is commonly known as Slender roughy and is known Violet roughy in USA, Slender roughy in New Zealand. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   elongatus
AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
AuthorNI   Günther
Qualification   ---
Year   1859
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Trachichthyiformes Trachichthyiformes
Family   Trachichthyidae
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Genus   Optivus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Trachichthyiformes
Family   Trachichthyidae
Genus   Optivus
Original Name   Trachichthys        
Taxon Name   elongatus
Original Combination   Trachichthys elongatus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Trachichthys elongatus
OriginalSubGenus   Trachichthys
Original Author   Günther
Original AuthorWI   Günther [A.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1859
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   New Zealand.
Primary Code   ---
Primary Type   BMNH 1850.12.3.1
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SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Optivus elongatus
Current Species elongatus
Current Genus Optivus
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1859
Current Family Trachichthyidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Optivus elongatus  (Günther 1859). Trachichthyidae.
Name History   •Valid as Optivus elongatus (Günther 1859) -- (Paulin et al. 1989:152 [ref. 24556], Paulin & Roberts 1992:134 [ref. 24625], Kuiter 1993:72 [ref. 23929], Francis 1993:159 [ref. 25479], Kotlyar 1996:180 [ref. 23292], Kuiter 1997:58 [ref. 25488], Johnson 1999:725 [ref. 25471], Gomon 2004:173 [ref. 27786], Gomon 2008:426 [ref. 30616], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:111 [ref. 36167], Roberts & Gomon 2015:1016 [ref. 34279]).

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agastos Optivus agastos Gomon [M. F.] 2004Valid
agrammus Optivus agrammus Gomon [M. F.] 2004Valid
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