View Mode
Uranoscopus cadenati
View All Pictures


Uranoscopus cadenati


Uranoscopus cadenati was originally described as Uranoscopus cadenati by Poll in 1959. It belongs to the family Uranoscopidae. It is commonly known as West African stargazer but has many other common names such as Chova in Cape Verde, Uranoscope boeuf in France, Cabeçudo-africano in Portugal, Miracielo africano in Spain, West African stargazer in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Eastern Atlantic.
Species   cadenati
AuthorWI   Poll [M.]
AuthorNI   Poll
Qualification   ---
Year   1959
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Trachiniformes Trachiniformes
Family   Uranoscopidae
--- ---
Genus   Uranoscopus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Trachiniformes
Family   Uranoscopidae
Genus   Uranoscopus
Original Name   Uranoscopus        
Taxon Name   cadenati
Original Combination   Uranoscopus cadenati
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Uranoscopus cadenati
OriginalSubGenus   Uranoscopus
Original Author   Poll
Original AuthorWI   Poll [M.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1959
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Eastern Atlantic, 48 miles southwest of Margate Head, French Equatorial Africa, 6°39'S, 11°45'E, depth 200 meters.
Types   Paratypes: IRSNB 366-373 (2, 2, 1, 1, 1, 2, 1, 1), 403 (1); MRAC 126630 (1), 126631-32 (2), 126633-39 (1 ea).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:42 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:72 [ref. 21528].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   IRSNB 365
Journal   Rés. Sci. Expéd. Océanogr. Belg. Eaux Cot. Afr. Atl. Sud.
Citation   v. 4 (no. 3B)
Page   49
Illustrations   Fig. 16

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Original QualificationSS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Uranoscopus cadenati
Current Species   cadenati
Current Genus Uranoscopus
Current AuthorWI Poll [M.]
Current AuthorNI   Poll
Current Year   1959
Current Family Uranoscopidae
Current Subfamily
--- ---

Habitat demersal        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Occurs on the continental shelf and often buried (Ref. 7366).
Depth Range From 30 to 300 meters.
Distribution Eastern Atlantic.

Current Summary   Valid as Uranoscopus cadenati  Poll 1959. Uranoscopidae.
Name History   • Valid as Uranoscopus cadenati  Poll 1959 -- (Pietsch 1989:295 [ref. 12541], Roux 1990:897 [ref. 18781], Fricke et al. 2013:143 [ref. 32771], Wirtz et al. 2013:131 [ref. 32972], Vilasri 2013:90 [ref. 33304]).

Common Names  Common Names
Picture  Picture
Places  Places
Hierarchy  Hierarchy
Pictures  Pictures
First Publication  First Publication
Species Links  Species Links
Name Combinations  Name Combinations
References  References
Page 1 of 3 (57 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]23Next v
Drag a column header here to group by that column
Species Ascending
Genus Species Ascending
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
Open filter row popup menu
adhaesipinnis Uranoscopus adhaesipinnis Blyth [E.] 1860Synonym
affinis Uranoscopus affinis Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Valid
albesca Uranoscopus albesca Regan [C. T.] 1915Valid
anoplos Uranoscopus anoplos Valenciennes [A.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1832Synonym
anostomus Uranoscopus anostomus (Pallas [P. S.] 1814)Synonym
araneus Uranoscopus araneus (Gronow [L. T.] in Gray 1854)Synonym
archionema Uranoscopus archionema Regan [C. T.] 1921Valid
asper Uranoscopus asper Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Synonym
bauchotae Uranoscopus bauchotae Brüss [R.] 1987Valid
bicinctus Uranoscopus bicinctus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Valid
bufo Uranoscopus bufo Valenciennes [A.] 1843Synonym
capensis Uranoscopus capensis Bleeker [P.] 1878Uncertain
chinensis Uranoscopus chinensis Guichenot [A.] in Sauvage 1882Valid
cirrhosus Uranoscopus cirrhosus Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
cocius Uranoscopus cocius Rafinesque [C. S.] 1810Action
cognatus Uranoscopus cognatus Cantor [T. E.] 1849Valid
crassiceps Uranoscopus crassiceps Alcock [A. W.] 1890Valid
dahlakensis Uranoscopus dahlakensis Brüss [R.] 1987Valid
dollfusi Uranoscopus dollfusi Brüss [R.] 1987Valid
duvalii Uranoscopus duvalii Bottard [A.] 1889Synonym
elongatus Uranoscopus elongatus Temminck [C. J.] & Schlegel [H.] 1843Synonym
filibarbis Uranoscopus filibarbis Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Valid
flavipinnis Uranoscopus flavipinnis Kishimoto [H.] 1987Synonym
forsteri Uranoscopus forsteri Cuvier [G.] in Cuvier & Valenciennes 1829Synonym
fuscomaculatus Uranoscopus fuscomaculatus Kner [R.] 1868Valid
Page 1 of 3 (57 items). Click on a column heading to sort data. Prev[1]23Next v
Show filter builder dialogCreate Filter 
Designed & Developed by Rebin Infotech