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Symbolophorus boops

(Richardson 1845)

Symbolophorus boops was originally described as Myctophum boops by Richardson in 1845. It belongs to the family Myctophidae and subfamily Myctophinae. It is commonly known as Bogue lanternfish and is known in Australia as Spotfin lanternfish , in South Africa as Spotfin Lanternfish, in France as Lanternules de Bogue, in Spain as Linternillas de Bogue, in United Kingdom as Bogue lanternfish. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southern circumglobal.
Species   boops
AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
AuthorNI   Richardson
Qualification   ---
Year   1845
Status   Valid
Class   Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Myctophinae Myctophinae
Genus   Symbolophorus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Myctophiformes
Family   Myctophidae
Subfamily   Myctophinae
Genus   Symbolophorus
Original Name   Myctophum        
Taxon Name   boops
Original Combination   Myctophum boops
Original Genus   Myctophum
Original Genus Species   Myctophum boops
OriginalSubGenus   Myctophum
Original Author   Richardson
Original AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1845
Original Family   Myctophidae
Original SubFamily   Myctophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Between Australia and New Zealand [probably in in error for eastern South Atlantic].
Primary Code   ---
Page   39
Illustrations   Pl. 27 (figs. 6-12)

SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Symbolophorus boops
Current Species   boops
Current Genus   Symbolophorus
Current AuthorWI   Richardson [J.]
Current AuthorNI   Richardson
Current Year   1845
Current Family   Myctophidae
Current Subfamily   Myctophinae Myctophinae

Habitat   bathypelagic        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 0 to 500 meters.
Distribution   Southern circumglobal.

Current Summary   Valid as Symbolophorus boops  (Richardson 1845). Myctophidae.
Name History   • Questionably valid as Symbolophorus boops  (Richardson 1845) -- (Paxton 1979:17 [ref. 6440]). • Valid as Symbolophorus boops  (Richardson 1845) -- (Hulley 1986:319 [ref. 5672], Paxton et al. 1989:269 [ref. 12442], Pequeño 1989:38 [ref. 14125], Hulley 1990:463 [ref. 15273], Hulley 1990:177 [ref. 21685], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:140 [ref. 25472], Chen 2002:150 [ref. 26587], Gago & Ricord 2005:144 [ref. 28096], Paxton et al. 2006:530 [ref. 28994], Paxton & Bray 2008:294 [ref. 30633]).

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barnardi Symbolophorus barnardi (Tåning [A. V.] 1932)Valid
californiense Symbolophorus californiense (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1889)Spelling
californiensis Symbolophorus californiensis (Eigenmann [C. H.] & Eigenmann [R. S.] 1889)Valid
evermanni Symbolophorus evermanni (Gilbert [C. H.] 1905)Valid
hookeri Symbolophorus hookeri (Whitley [G. P.] 1953)Synonym
humboldti Symbolophorus humboldti (Risso [A.] 1810)Synonym
kreffti Symbolophorus kreffti Hulley [P. A.] 1981Valid
mediterraneus Symbolophorus mediterraneus (Mazzarelli [G.] 1909)Synonym
reversus Symbolophorus reversus Gago [F. J.] & Ricord [R. C.] 2005Valid
rufinus Symbolophorus rufinus (Tåning [A. V.] 1928)Valid
veranyi Symbolophorus veranyi (Moreau [É.] 1888)Valid
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