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Ratabulus megacephalus

(Tanaka 1917)

Ratabulus megacephalus was originally described as Thysanophrys megacephalus by Tanaka in 1917. It belongs to the family Platycephalidae. It is commonly known as Hanamegochi. It is found in Salt water.
Species   megacephalus
AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
AuthorNI   Tanaka
Qualification   ---
Year   1917
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Scorpaeniformes Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
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Genus   Ratabulus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Scorpaeniformes
Family   Platycephalidae
Genus   Ratabulus
Original Name   Thysanophrys        
Taxon Name   megacephalus
Original Combination   Thysanophrys megacephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Thysanophrys megacephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Thysanophrys
Original Author   Tanaka
Original AuthorWI   Tanaka [S.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1917
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Fish market in Tokyo, Japan.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZUMT (lost or never at ZUMT)
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SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Ratabulus megacephalus
Current Species megacephalus
Current Genus Ratabulus
Current AuthorWI Tanaka [S.]
Current AuthorNI Tanaka
Current Year 1917
Current Family Platycephalidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 79 to 261 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Ratabulus megacephalus  (Tanaka 1917). Platycephalidae.
Name History   •Synonym of Ratabulus diveridens (McCulloch 1914) -- (Knapp 1999:2410 [ref. 24807] as diversidans). •Valid as Ratabulus megacephalus (Tanaka 1917) -- (Ochiai in Masuda et al. 1984:322 [ref. 6441], Yatou in Okamura et al. 1985:599, 729 [ref. 8056], Shao & Chen 1987:86 [ref. 8042], Lindberg & Krasyukova 1987:155 [ref. 15964], Imamura 1996:201 [ref. 22700], Lee & Joo 1998:219 [ref. 25739], Nakabo 2000:618 [ref. 25086], Knapp in Randall & Lim 2000:608 [ref. 25122], Sadovy & Cornish 2000:69 [ref. 25480], Shinohara et al. 2001:318 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:618 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:258, 570 [ref. 26218], Imamura & Gomon 2010:19 [ref. 31104]).

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diversidens Ratabulus diversidens (McCulloch [A. R.] 1914)Valid
fulviguttatus Ratabulus fulviguttatus Imamura [H.] & Gomon [M. F.] 2010Valid
ventralis Ratabulus ventralis Imamura [H.] & Gomon [M. F.] 2010Valid
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