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Scopelarchus guentheri
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Scopelarchus guentheri


Scopelarchus guentheri was originally described as Scopelarchus guentheri by Alcock in 1896. It belongs to the family Scopelarchidae. It is commonly known as Staring pearleye and is known Staring pearleye in Australia, Staring Pearleye in South Africa. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas.
Species   guentheri
AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
AuthorNI   Alcock
Qualification   ---
Year   1896
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Aulopiformes Aulopiformes
Family   Scopelarchidae
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Genus   Scopelarchus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Aulopiformes
Family   Scopelarchidae
Genus   Scopelarchus
Original Name   Scopelarchus        
Taxon Name   guentheri
Original Combination   Scopelarchus guentheri
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Scopelarchus guentheri
OriginalSubGenus   Scopelarchus
Original Author   Alcock
Original AuthorWI   Alcock [A. W.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1896
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Arabian Sea, off Indus Delta [185 kilometers west of Dwarka, Jamnagar District, Gujarat State, India, western Indian Ocean], 22°14'25"N, 67°08'55"E, Investigator sta 184, depth 947 fathoms.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Menon & Yazdani 1968:102 [ref. 20743].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   ZSI F63/1
Journal   J. Asiatic Soc. Bengal
Citation   v. 65 (pt 2, no. 3)
Page   307 [7]

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scopelarchus guentheri
Current Species   guentheri
Current Genus Scopelarchus
Current AuthorWI Alcock [A. W.]
Current AuthorNI   Alcock
Current Year   1896
Current Family Scopelarchidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat bathypelagic        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Oceanic and mesopelagic (Ref. 6601). Adutls have been captured at depths in excess of 500 m, although they have also been captured in the upper 150 m at night. Larvae have usually been taken in hauls restricted to the upper 100 m. Synchronous hermaphrodites (Ref. 10755).
Distribution Circumglobal in tropical and subtropical seas.

Current Summary   Valid as Scopelarchus guentheri  Alcock 1896. Scopelarchidae.
Name History   • Valid as Scopelarchus guentheri  Alcock 1896 -- (Johnson 1974:173 [ref. 7050], Johnson 1982:171 [ref. 5519], Johnson 1986:267 [ref. 5677], Paxton et al. 1989:234 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:34 [ref. 14125], Johnson 1990:396 [ref. 15266], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:580 [ref. 23897], Fricke 1999:91 [ref. 24106], Paxton & Niem 1999:1926 [ref. 24746], Nakabo 2000:373 [ref. 25086], Paxton in Randall & Lim 2000:591 [ref. 25122], Hutchins 2001:21 [ref. 25847], Chen 2002:235 [ref. 26587], Nakabo 2002:373 [ref. 26001], Menezes & Figueiredo in Menezes et al. 2003:49 [ref. 27192], Thompson 2003:920 [ref. 27003], Mundy 2005:197 [ref. 28379], Paxton & Gates 2006:489 [ref. 29007], Fricke et al. 2011:359 [ref. 31242]).

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anale Scopelarchus anale (Brauer [A.] 1902)Synonym
analis Scopelarchus analis (Brauer [A.] 1902)Valid
beebei Scopelarchus beebei Rofen [R. R.] 1963Synonym
candelops Scopelarchus candelops Rofen [R. R.] 1963Synonym
cavei Scopelarchus cavei Marshall [N. B.] 1955Synonym
elongatus Scopelarchus elongatus Norman [J. R.] 1937Synonym
linguidens Scopelarchus linguidens Mead [G. W.] & Böhlke [J. E.] 1953Synonym
michaelsarsi Scopelarchus michaelsarsi Koefoed [E.] 1955Valid
perarmatus Scopelarchus perarmatus (Roule [L.] 1916)Synonym
sagax Scopelarchus sagax Rofen [R. R.] 1963Synonym
stephensi Scopelarchus stephensi Johnson [R. K.] 1974Valid
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