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Lophius americanus


Lophius americanus was originally described as Lophius americanus by Valenciennes in 1837. It belongs to the family Lophiidae. It is commonly known as American angler but has many other common names such as goosefish in USA (contiguous states), Baudroie d'Amérique in France, Tamboril-americano in Portugal, Rape americano in Spain, American angler in United Kingdom, American goosefish in United Kingdom. more common names It is found in Salt water.
Species   americanus
AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Year   1837
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Lophiiformes Lophiiformes
Family   Lophiidae
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Genus   Lophius
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Lophiiformes
Family   Lophiidae
Genus   Lophius
Original Name   Lophius        
Taxon Name   americanus
Original Combination   Lophius americanus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Lophius americanus
OriginalSubGenus   Lophius
Original Author   Valenciennes
Original AuthorWI   Valenciennes [A.]
Original Qualification   in Cuvier & Valenciennes
Original Year   1837
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Northwestern Atlantic.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1986:136 [ref. 6339].
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   MNHN A-4653
Journal   Hist. Nat. Poiss.
Citation   v. 12
Page   380

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Lophius americanus
Current Species   americanus
Current Genus Lophius
Current AuthorWI Valenciennes [A.]
Current AuthorNI   Valenciennes
Current Year   1837
Current Family Lophiidae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water
Habitat Notes Inhabits continental shelf, occurring deeper in southern parts of range.

Current Summary   Valid as Lophius americanus  Valenciennes 1837. Lophiidae.
Name History   •Valid as Lophius americanus Valenciennes 1837 -- (Smith 1986:400 [ref. 22186], Robins & Ray 1986:86 [ref. 23100], Scott & Scott 1988:235 [ref. 25518], McAllister 1990:228 [ref. 14674], Murdy et al. 1997:109 [ref. 23144], Caruso in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:264 [ref. 26158], Everly 2002:393 [ref. 26185], Caruso 2003:1046 [ref. 27013], Moore et al. 2003:213 [ref. 27076], Nelson et al. 2004:95 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:97 [ref. 32708], Afonso et al. 2016:38, 187 [ref. 36199]).

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aculeatus Lophius aculeatus Mitchill [S. L.] 1818Synonym
aculeatus Lophius aculeatus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792Synonym
arcticus Lophius arcticus Düben [M. W. von] 1845Synonym
barbatus Lophius barbatus Montin [L.] 1779No types known
bigibbus Lophius bigibbus Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
budegassa Lophius budegassa Spinola [M.] 1807Valid
bufo Lophius bufo Mitchill [S. L.] 1815Synonym
bugadessa Lophius bugadessa (Spinola [M.] 1807)Synonym
calico Lophius calico Mitchill [S. L.] 1818Synonym
chironectes Lophius chironectes Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
cocinsinensis Lophius cocinsinensis Shaw [G.] in Shaw & Nodder 1812Synonym
commerson Lophius commerson Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Commerson) in Anonymous 1798Synonym
commerson Lophius commerson Latreille [P. A.] 1804Synonym
commersonianus Lophius commersonianus Jordan [D. S.] (ex Lacepède) 1917In Genus
commersonii Lophius commersonii Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
compressus Lophius compressus Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1798Synonym
cornubicus Lophius cornubicus Shaw [G.] 1804In family
cubifrons Lophius (Malthe) cubifrons Richardson [J.] 1836Synonym
cubifrons Lophius cubifrons Richardson [J.] 1836Synonym
digitatus Lophius digitatus Bonnaterre [J. P.] (ex Ferguson) 1788Synonym
dubius Lophius dubius Shaw [G.] in White 1790Synonym
europaeus Lophius europaeus Shaw [G.] 1804Synonym
eurypterus Lophius eurypterus Düben [M. W. von] 1845Synonym
faujas Lophius faujas Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1798Synonym
fergusonis Lophius fergusonis Walbaum [J. J.] (ex Ferguson) 1792Synonym
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