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Leptocephalus stenorhynchus
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Leptocephalus stenorhynchus


Leptocephalus stenorhynchus was originally described as Leptocephalus stenorhynchus by Castle in 1964. It belongs to the family Congridae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   stenorhynchus
AuthorWI   Castle [P. H. J.]
AuthorNI   Castle
Qualification   ---
Year   1964
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   stenorhynchus
Original Combination   Leptocephalus stenorhynchus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Leptocephalus stenorhynchus
OriginalSubGenus   Leptocephalus
Original Author   Castle
Original AuthorWI   Castle [P. H. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1964
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   13°30'S, 162°05'E, depth about 95 meters.
Types   Paratypes: (7) MNHN 1982-0464 to 0468 (1, 1, 1, 1); 3 missing.
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Bauchot et al. 1993:122 [ref. 20810].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   MNHN 1982-0465
Journal   Zool. Publ. Victoria Univ. Wellington
Citation   No. 37
Page   31
Illustrations   Fig. 10 (D-F)

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   • Larval form, family Congridae.

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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
brachycephalus Leptocephalus brachycephalus Pappenheim [P.] 1914In family
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
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