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Rhynchoconger squaliceps

(Alcock 1894)

Rhynchoconger squaliceps was originally described as Congromuraena squaliceps by Alcock in 1894. It belongs to the family Congridae and subfamily Congrinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   squaliceps
AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
AuthorNI   Alcock
Qualification   ---
Year   1894
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Congrinae Congrinae
Genus   Rhynchoconger
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Subfamily   Congrinae
Genus   Rhynchoconger
Original Name   Congromuraena        
Taxon Name   squaliceps
Original Combination   Congromuraena squaliceps
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Congromuraena squaliceps
OriginalSubGenus   Congromuraena
Original Author   Alcock
Original AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1894
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Congrinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Bay of Bengal, 15°04'07"N, 80°25'07"E, Investigator station 137, depth 128 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:133 [ref. 20743], Menon & Rama-Rao 1975:36 [ref. 22148], Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZSI F13450 (in pieces)
Page   183 [15]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Rhynchoconger squaliceps
Current Species squaliceps
Current Genus Rhynchoconger
Current AuthorWI Alcock [A. W.]
Current AuthorNI Alcock
Current Year 1894
Current Family Congridae
Current Subfamily
Congrinae Congrinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Valid as Rhynchoconger squaliceps  (Alcock 1894). Congridae: Congrinae.
Name History   •Valid as Rhynchoconger squaliceps (Alcock 1894) -- (Castle 1995:710 [ref. 22123], Psomadakis et al. 2015:149 [ref. 34104], Psomadakis et al. 2020:285 [ref. 37272]).

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brachuata Rhynchoconger brachuata Chu [K.-Y.] & Chen [T.-R.] 1958Synonym
brevirostris Rhynchoconger brevirostris Chen [J. T. F.] & Weng [H. T. C.] 1967Synonym
ectenurus Rhynchoconger ectenurus (Jordan [D. S.] & Richardson [R. E.] 1909)Valid
enchodon Rhynchoconger enchodon (Lea [E.] 1913)Synonym
flava Rhynchoconger flava (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Synonym
flavus Rhynchoconger flavus (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Valid
gracilior Rhynchoconger gracilior (Ginsburg [I.] 1951)Valid
guppyi Rhynchoconger guppyi (Norman [J. R.] 1925)Valid
lychnus Rhynchoconger lychnus (Garman [S.] 1899)Synonym
macrosoma Rhynchoconger macrosoma (Ginsburg [I.] 1951)Synonym
nitens Rhynchoconger nitens (Jordan [D. S.] & Bollman [C. H.] 1890)Valid
trewavasae Rhynchoconger trewavasae Ben-Tuvia [A.] 1993Valid
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