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Poromitra oscitans


Poromitra oscitans was originally described as Poromitra oscitans by Ebeling in 1975. It belongs to the family Melamphaidae. It is commonly known as Yawning and is known Chihiro-kabuto-uo in Japan, Listless melamphid fish in United Kingdom, Yawning in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   oscitans
AuthorWI   Ebeling [A. W.]
AuthorNI   Ebeling
Qualification   ---
Year   1975
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Beryciformes Beryciformes
Family   Melamphaidae
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Genus   Poromitra
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Beryciformes
Family   Melamphaidae
Genus   Poromitra
Original Name   Poromitra        
Taxon Name   oscitans
Original Combination   Poromitra oscitans
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Poromitra oscitans
OriginalSubGenus   Poromitra
Original Author   Ebeling
Original AuthorWI   Ebeling [A. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1975
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Eastern Banda Sea, Indonesia, western Pacific, 5°28'S, 130°39'E, Dana station 3677(1), 0-5000 meters wire out.
Types   Paratypes: IOM (1 lot), SIO (22 lots), USNM 168193 (1), ZMUC (14 lots).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   ZMUC P41270 [? P41120]
Journal   Copeia
Citation   1975 (no. 2)
Page   308
Illustrations   Fig. 1

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Poromitra oscitans
Current Species   oscitans
Current Genus Poromitra
Current AuthorWI Ebeling [A. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Ebeling
Current Year   1975
Current Family Melamphaidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Trawled at depths greater than 800 m (Ref. 4241).
Depth Range From 0 to 5000 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Poromitra oscitans  Ebeling 1975. Melamphaidae.
Name History   •Valid as Poromitra oscitans Ebeling 1975 -- (Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:110 [ref. 6441], Ebeling 1986:430 [ref. 5651], Paulin et al. 1989:156 [ref. 24556], Kotlyar 1996:275 [ref. 23292], Moore & Paxton 1999:2202 [ref. 24787], Nakabo 2000:478 [ref. 25086], Paxton & Moore in Randall & Lim 2000:600 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:477 [ref. 26001], Kotlyar 2004:5 [ref. 27590], Mundy 2005:299 [ref. 28379], Kotlyar 2009:567 [ref. 30590], Kotlyar 2010:243 [ref. 30796], Stewart & Bray 2015:987 [ref. 34276], Fourriére et al. 2016:457 [ref. 34668]).

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agafonovae Poromitra agafonovae Kotlyar [A. N.] 2009Valid
anthrax Poromitra anthrax (Osório [B.] 1906)Synonym
atlantica Poromitra atlantica (Norman [J. R.] 1929)Valid
capito Poromitra capito Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1883Valid
coronata Poromitra coronata (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1924)Valid
coronatus Poromitra coronatus (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] & von Bonde [C.] 1924)Synonym
crassa Poromitra crassa Parin [N. V.] & Ebeling [A. W.] 1980Valid
crassiceps Poromitra crassiceps (Günther [A.] 1878)Valid
cristiceps Poromitra cristiceps (Gilbert [C. H.] 1890)Valid
curilensis Poromitra curilensis Kotlyar [A. N.] 2008Valid
decipiens Poromitra decipiens Kotlyar [A. N.] 2008Valid
frontosa Poromitra frontosa (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
gibbsi Poromitra gibbsi Parin [N. V.] & Borodulina [O. D.] 1989Valid
glochidiata Poromitra glochidiata Kotlyar [A. N.] 2008Valid
indooceanica Poromitra indooceanica Kotlyar [A. N.] 2008Valid
jucunda Poromitra jucunda Kotlyar [A. N.] 2010Valid
kukuevi Poromitra kukuevi Kotlyar [A. N.] 2008Valid
macrophthalma Poromitra macrophthalma (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1903)Valid
macrophthalmus Poromitra macrophthalmus (Gilchrist [J. D. F.] 1903)Synonym
megalops Poromitra megalops (Lütken [C. F.] 1878)Valid
nigriceps Poromitra nigriceps (Zugmayer [E.] 1911)Valid
nigrofulva Poromitra nigrofulva (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
nigrofulvus Poromitra nigrofulvus (Garman [S.] 1899)Synonym
rugosa Poromitra rugosa (Chapman [W. M.] 1939)Valid
rugosus Poromitra rugosus (Chapman [W. M.] 1939)Synonym
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