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Pervagor melanocephalus

(Bleeker 1853)

Pervagor melanocephalus was originally described as Monacanthus melanocephalus by Bleeker in 1853. It belongs to the family Monacanthidae. It is commonly known as Gill-blotch leatherjacket but has many other common names such as Gill-blotch leatherjacket in Australia, Redtail filefish in USA, Nishikikawahagi in Japan, Lace-finned leatherjacket in Papua New Guinea, Sulay bagyo in Philippines. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   melanocephalus
AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
AuthorNI   Bleeker
Qualification   ---
Year   1853
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Tetraodontiformes Tetraodontiformes
Family   Monacanthidae
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Genus   Pervagor
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Tetraodontiformes
Family   Monacanthidae
Genus   Pervagor
Original Name   Monacanthus        
Taxon Name   melanocephalus
Original Combination   Monacanthus melanocephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Monacanthus melanocephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Monacanthus
Original Author   Bleeker
Original AuthorWI   Bleeker [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1853
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Lawajong, Solor Island, Indonesia.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   RMNH 7304 (1 of 7, 73 mm SL)
Page   95

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Pervagor melanocephalus
Current Species melanocephalus
Current Genus Pervagor
Current AuthorWI Bleeker [P.]
Current AuthorNI Bleeker
Current Year 1853
Current Family Monacanthidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 0 to 40 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Pervagor melanocephalus  (Bleeker 1853). Monacanthidae.
Name History   •Valid as Stephanolepis melanocephalus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Dor 1984:281 [ref. 29757]). •Valid as Pervagor melanocephalus (Bleeker 1853) -- (Hutchins 1977:56 [ref. 2283], Matsuura in Masuda et al. 1984:360 [ref. 6441], Hutchins 1986:26 [ref. 19371], Hutchins 1986:886 [ref. 5673], Winterbottom et al. 1989:68 [ref. 13251], Randall et al. 1990:465 [ref. 15987], Allen 1997:240 [ref. 23977], Randall et al. 1997:465 [ref. 25919], Myers 1999:286 [ref. 23965], Hutchins in Randall & Lim 2000:648 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2000:1410 [ref. 25182], Laboute & Grandperrin 2000:461 [ref. 25191], Allen 2000:124 [ref. 25868], Hutchins 2001:270 [ref. 25841], Hutchins 2001:48 [ref. 25847], Hutchins 2001:3944 [ref. 26316], Nakabo 2002:1410 [ref. 26193], Allen & Adrim 2003:65 [ref. 26830], Randall et al. 2004:32 [ref. 27624], Randall 2005:637 [ref. 28239], Allen et al. 2006:1896 [ref. 29098], Motomura et al. 2010:236 [ref. 31256], Allen & Erdmann 2012:1077 [ref. 31980], Matsuura 2014:12 [ref. 33576], Fricke et al. 2014:196 [ref. 33932]).

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alternans Pervagor alternans (Ogilby [J. D.] 1899)Valid
aspricaudus Pervagor aspricaudus (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Valid
janthinosoma Pervagor janthinosoma (Bleeker [P.] 1854)Valid
johnstonensis Pervagor johnstonensis Woods [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Synonym
marginalis Pervagor marginalis Hutchins [J. B.] 1986Valid
marshallensis Pervagor marshallensis Woods [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Synonym
melanocephalus johnstonensis Pervagor melanocephalus johnstonensis Woods [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Synonym
melanocephalus marshallensis Pervagor melanocephalus marshallensis Woods [L. P.] in Schultz et al. 1966Synonym
melanocephalus melanocephalus Pervagor melanocephalus melanocephalus (Bleeker [P.] 1853)Synonym
nigrolineatus Pervagor nigrolineatus (Herre [A. W. C. T.] 1927)Valid
nitens Pervagor nitens (Hollard [H. L. G. M.] 1854)Synonym
pricei Pervagor pricei (Snyder [J. O.] 1904)Synonym
randalli Pervagor randalli Hutchins [J. B.] 1986Valid
rubricauda Pervagor rubricauda (Bliss [R.] 1883)Synonym
scanleni Pervagor scanleni Smith [J. L. B.] 1957Synonym
septemclassiensis Pervagor septemclassiensis (Barton [O.] 1945)Synonym
spilosoma Pervagor spilosoma (Lay [G. T.] & Bennett [E. T.] 1839)Valid
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