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Perulibatrachus elminensis
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Perulibatrachus elminensis

(Bleeker 1863)

Perulibatrachus elminensis was originally described as Batrachus elminensis by Bleeker in 1863. It belongs to the family Batrachoididae and subfamily Halophryninae. It is commonly known as Guinean toadfish but has many other common names such as in South Africa as Guinean toadfish, in France as Crapaud guinéen, in Portugal as Charroco-da-Guiné, in Spain as Sapo guineano, in United Kingdom as Guinean toadfish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Atlantic: Ghana to Namibia.
Species   elminensis
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1863
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Batrachoidiformes Batrachoidiformes
Family   Batrachoididae
Halophryninae Halophryninae
Genus   Perulibatrachus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Batrachoidiformes
Family   Batrachoididae
Subfamily   Halophryninae
Genus   Perulibatrachus
Original Name   Batrachus        
Taxon Name   elminensis
Original Combination   Batrachus elminensis
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Batrachus elminensis
OriginalSubGenus   Batrachus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1863
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Halophryninae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Elmina, Guinea.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 4374
Page   98

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Perulibatrachus elminensis
Current Species   elminensis
Current Genus   Perulibatrachus
Current AuthorWI   Roux [C.]
Current AuthorNI   Roux
Current Year   1863
Current Family   Batrachoididae
Current Subfamily  
Halophryninae Halophryninae

Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Distribution   Eastern Atlantic: Ghana to Namibia.

Current Summary   Valid as Perulibatrachus elminensis  (Bleeker 1863). Batrachoididae: Halophryninae.
Name History   • Valid as Perulibatrachus elminensis  (Bleeker 1863) -- (Hutchins 1986:360 [ref. 5673], Roux 1990:472 [ref. 15312], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:145 [ref. 25472], Greenfield 1996:903 [ref. 22564], Greenfield 2005:77 [ref. 28203], Collette et al. 2006:937 [ref. 28910], Greenfield et al. 2008:684 [ref. 30046], Bineesh & Greenfield 2011:67 [ref. 31312]).

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aquilonarius Perulibatrachus aquilonarius Greenfield [D. W.] 2005Valid
budkeri Perulibatrachus budkeri (Roux [C.] in Collignon, Rossignol & Roux 1957)Synonym
congicus Perulibatrachus congicus (Reichenow [A.] in Peters 1877)Synonym
kilburni Perulibatrachus kilburni Greenfield [D. W.] 1996Valid
rossignoli Perulibatrachus rossignoli (Roux [C.] in Collignon, Rossignol & Roux 1957)Valid
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