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Leptocephalus brachycephalus
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Leptocephalus brachycephalus


Leptocephalus brachycephalus was originally described as Leptocephalus brachycephalus by Pappenheim in 1914. It belongs to the family Congridae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   brachycephalus
AuthorWI   Pappenheim [P.]
AuthorNI   Pappenheim
Qualification   ---
Year   1914
Status   In family
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
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Genus   Leptocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Congridae
Genus   Leptocephalus
Original Name   Leptocephalus        
Taxon Name   brachycephalus
Original Combination   Leptocephalus brachycephalus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leptocephalus brachycephalus
OriginalSubGenus   Leptocephalus
Original Author   Pappenheim
Original AuthorWI   Pappenheim [P.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1914
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   North of Tristan da Cunha, 20°21'S, 14°02'W, depth 10 meters depth; southeast of Sierra Leone, 6°29'N, 18°57'W.
Types   Syntypes: ZMB 19350 (1), 19351 (several, poor condition)
Primary Code   ---
Journal   Deutsche Südpolar-Exped. 1901-1903
Citation   v. 15 (Zool. v. 7)
Page   191
Illustrations   Pl. 9 (fig. 1); Fig. 9

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species ---
Current Genus ---
Current AuthorWI ---
Current Family Congridae
Current Subfamily
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Habitat marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   In family Congridae.
Name History   ---

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acuticaudatus Leptocephalus acuticaudatus Kaup [J. J.] 1856In family
altus Leptocephalus altus Richardson [J.] 1845In family
bleekeri Leptocephalus bleekeri Facciolà [L.] in Carus 1885No types known
ceramensis Leptocephalus ceramensis Bleeker [P.] 1865In family
haeckeli Leptocephalus haeckeli Kaup [J. J.] 1860In family
incompositus Leptocephalus incompositus Fowler [H. W.] 1944In family
selene Leptocephalus selene Risso [A.] in Bonaparte 1846Not available
stenorhynchus Leptocephalus stenorhynchus Castle [P. H. J.] 1964In family
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