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Scopeloberyx opisthopterus

(Parr 1933)
  

Scopeloberyx opisthopterus was originally described as Melamphaes opisthopterus by Parr in 1933. It belongs to the family Melamphaidae. It is commonly known as Bigscale and is known Hime-tate-kabuto-uo in Japan, Bigscale in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   opisthopterus
AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
AuthorNI   Parr
Qualification   ---
Year   1933
Status   Valid
Class  
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order  
Beryciformes Beryciformes
Family   Melamphaidae
Subfamily  
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Genus   Scopeloberyx
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Beryciformes
Family   Melamphaidae
Genus   Scopeloberyx
Original Name   Melamphaes        
Taxon Name   opisthopterus
Original Combination   Melamphaes opisthopterus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Melamphaes opisthopterus
OriginalSubGenus   Melamphaes
Original Author   Parr
Original AuthorWI   Parr [A. E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1933
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Off Cat Island, Bahamas, western Atlantic, 24°29'N, 75°53'W, 7000 feet wire out.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:16 [ref. 16741].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   YPM 2816
Page   18
Illustrations   Fig. 7

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---


Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---


Current Genus Species Scopeloberyx opisthopterus
Current Species   opisthopterus
Current Genus Scopeloberyx
Current AuthorWI Parr [A. E.]
Current AuthorNI   Parr
Current Year   1933
Current Family Melamphaidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
   

Current Summary   Valid as Scopeloberyx opisthopterus  (Parr 1933). Melamphaidae.
 
Name History   •Valid as Scopeloberyx opisthopterus (Parr 1933) -- (Maul 1973:346 [ref. 7171], Fujii in Masuda et al. 1984:111 [ref. 6441], Maul in Whitehead et al. 1986:763 [ref. 13676], Ebeling 1986:430 [ref. 5651], Scott & Scott 1988:321 [ref. 25518], Pequeño 1989:52 [ref. 14125], McAllister 1990:131 [ref. 14674], Maul 1990:617 [ref. 17237], Kotlyar 1996:276 [ref. 23292], Santos et al. 1997:70 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:77 [ref. 24952], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:976 [ref. 23897], Porteiro et al. 1999:41 [ref. 24203], Moore & Paxton 1999:2202 [ref. 24787], Nakabo 2000:479 [ref. 25086], Paxton & Moore in Randall & Lim 2000:600 [ref. 25122], Nakabo 2002:479 [ref. 26001], Moore 2003:1163 [ref. 27002], Moore et al. 2003:218 [ref. 27076], Kotlyar 2004:6 [ref. 27590], Kotlyar 2004:581 [ref. 27867], Kotlyar 2005:21 [ref. 28178], Mundy 2005:299 [ref. 28379], Fricke et al. 2011:371 [ref. 31242], Moore 2016:2165 [ref. 34570], Carneiro et al. 2019:152 [ref. 37250]).

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bannikovi Scopeloberyx bannikovi Kotlyar [A. N.] 2004Valid
malayanus Scopeloberyx malayanus (Weber [M.] 1913)Valid
malayanus balushkini Scopeloberyx malayanus balushkini Kotlyar [A. N.] 2004Synonym
maxillaris Scopeloberyx maxillaris (Garman [S.] 1899)Valid
microlepis Scopeloberyx microlepis (Norman [J. R.] 1937)Valid
nigrescens Scopeloberyx nigrescens (Brauer [A.] 1906)Synonym
nycterinus Scopeloberyx nycterinus (Gilbert [C. H.] 1915)Synonym
opercularis Scopeloberyx opercularis Zugmayer [E.] 1911Synonym
pequenoi Scopeloberyx pequenoi Kotlyar [A. N.] 2004Valid
robustus Scopeloberyx robustus (Günther [A.] 1887)Valid
rossicus Scopeloberyx rossicus Kotlyar [A. N.] 2004Valid
rubriventer Scopeloberyx rubriventer (Koefoed [E.] 1953)Valid
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