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Talismania mekistonema


Talismania mekistonema was originally described as Talismania mekistonema by Sulak in 1975. It belongs to the family Alepocephalidae. It is commonly known as Threadfin smooth-head and is known Threadfin slickhead in Australia, Threadfin smooth-head in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   mekistonema
AuthorWI   Sulak [K. J.]
AuthorNI   Sulak
Qualification   ---
Year   1975
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Alepocephaliformes Alepocephaliformes
Family   Alepocephalidae
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Genus   Talismania
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Alepocephaliformes
Family   Alepocephalidae
Genus   Talismania
Original Name   Talismania        
Taxon Name   mekistonema
Original Combination   Talismania mekistonema
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Talismania mekistonema
OriginalSubGenus   Talismania
Original Author   Sulak
Original AuthorWI   Sulak [K. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1975
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Tongue-of-the-Ocean, R/V Columbus Iselin station 80, Atlantic, 23°53'30" to 23°54'00"N, 77°02'36" to 77°04'30"W.
Types   Paratypes: UF 231247 [ex UMML 31247] (1 of 3), 231255 [ex UMML 31255] (2). Additional material: now UF: UMML 15544 (1), 22894 (1), 31247-49 (2, 2, 1).
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   USNM 211284
Journal   Bull. Mar. Sci.
Citation   v. 25 (no. 1)
Page   88
Illustrations   Figs. 1-4

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Talismania mekistonema
Current Species mekistonema
Current Genus Talismania
Current AuthorWI Sulak [K. J.]
Current AuthorNI Sulak
Current Year 1975
Current Family Alepocephalidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Depth Range From 600 to 1500 meters.

Current Summary   Valid as Talismania mekistonema  Sulak 1975. Alepocephalidae.
Name History   •Valid as Talismania mekistonema Sulak 1975 -- (Markle & Quéro in Whitehead et al. 1984:251 [ref. 13675], Markle & Sazonov 1990:263 [ref. 14215], Santos et al. 1997:28 [ref. 23531], Arruda 1997:28 [ref. 24952], Sazonov & Markle 1999:1893 [ref. 24739], Hutchins 2001:19 [ref. 25847], Carter & Hartel 2003:878 [ref. 27000], Hoese et al. 2006:392 [ref. 29035], Hartel & Orrell 2016:1770 [ref. 34565], Carneiro et al. 2019:79 [ref. 37250]).

Common Names  Common Names
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
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antillarum Talismania antillarum (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Valid
antillurum Talismania antillurum (Goode [G. B.] & Bean [T. H.] 1896)Synonym
aphos Talismania aphos (Bussing [W. A.] 1965)Valid
bifurcata Talismania bifurcata (Parr [A. E.] 1951)Valid
brachycephala Talismania (Talismania) brachycephala Sazonov [Yu. I.] 1981Synonym
brachycephala Talismania brachycephala Sazonov [Yu. I.] 1981Valid
bussingi Talismania bussingi Sazonov [Yu. I.] 1989Valid
filamentosa Talismania filamentosa Okamura [O.] & Kawanishi [I.] in Okamura & Kitajima 1984Valid
grandisquamis Talismania grandisquamis Quéro [J.-C.] 1974Synonym
homoptera Talismania homoptera (Vaillant [L. L.] 1888)Valid
kotlyari Talismania kotlyari Sazonov [Yu. I.] & Ivanov [A. N.] 1980Valid
longifilis Talismania longifilis (Brauer [A.] 1902)Valid
microphos Talismania microphos (Parr [A. E.] 1937)Synonym
okinawensis Talismania okinawensis Okamura [O.] & Kawanishi [I.] in Okamura & Kitajima 1984Valid
oregoni Talismania oregoni Parr [A. E.] 1952Synonym
oregonia Talismania oregonia Parr [A. E.] 1952Synonym
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