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Chaenocephalus aceratus
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Chaenocephalus aceratus

(Lönnberg 1906)

Chaenocephalus aceratus was originally described as Chaenichthys aceratus by Lönnberg in 1906. It belongs to the family Channichthyidae. It is commonly known as Blackfin icefish but has many other common names such as in USA (contiguous states) as Scotian icefish, in France as Grande-gueule antarctique, in Poland as Czczekacz, in Portugal as Peixe-gelo-austral, in Russia as Krokodilovaya belokrovka. more common names It is found in Salt water and its distribution is Southern oceans.
Species   aceratus
AuthorWI   Lönnberg [E.]
AuthorNI   Lönnberg
Qualification   ---
Year   1906
Status   Valid
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Perciformes Perciformes
Family   Channichthyidae
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Genus   Chaenocephalus
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Perciformes
Family   Channichthyidae
Genus   Chaenocephalus
Original Name   Chaenichthys        
Taxon Name   aceratus
Original Combination   Chaenichthys aceratus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Chaenichthys aceratus
OriginalSubGenus   Chaenichthys
Original Author   Lönnberg
Original AuthorWI   Lönnberg [E.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1906
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   ---
Original Level   species
Type Locality   South Georgia Island, South Atlantic.
Primary Code   Holotype (unique)
Primary Type   NRM SYD/1904508.3001
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SubSpecies AuthorWI   ---
Qualification SS   ---

Original QualificationSS   ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI   ---

Current Genus Species   Chaenocephalus aceratus
Current Species   aceratus
Current Genus   Chaenocephalus
Current AuthorWI   Lönnberg [E.]
Current AuthorNI   Lönnberg
Current Year   1906
Current Family   Channichthyidae
Current Subfamily  
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Habitat   demersal        
Water   Salt water
Depth Range   From 5 to 770 meters.
Distribution   Southern oceans.

Current Summary   Valid as Chaenocephalus aceratus  (Lönnberg 1906). Channichthyidae.
Name History   • Valid as Cryodraco aceratus  Lönnberg 1906 -- (Voskoboinikova 2000:329 [ref. 25153]). • Valid as Chaenocephalus aceratus  (Lönnberg 1906) -- (Iwami & Kock 1990:381 [ref. 21699], Miller 1993:426 [ref. 21297], Voskoboinikova 1997:370 [ref. 23336], Pequeño 1997:84 [ref. 23536], Frolkina et al. 1998:130 [ref. 24763], Eastman & Eakin 2000:17 [ref. 24631], Prirodina 2002:733 [ref. 26573], Balushkin 2000:S99 [ref. 29555]).

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bouvetensis Chaenocephalus bouvetensis Nybelin [O.] 1947Synonym
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