WoRMS taxon details

Melanocetidae Gill, 1878

125494  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125494)

accepted
Family
Genus Melanocetus Günther, 1864
  » Species Melanocetus eustalus Pietsch & Van Duzer, 1980
  » Species Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
  » Species Melanocetus niger Regan, 1925
  » Species Melanocetus polyactis Regan, 1925
  » Species Melanocetus rossi Balushkin & Fedorov, 1981
  » Species Melanocetus cirrifer Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Melanocetus ferox Regan, 1926 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Melanocetus johnsoni Günther, 1864 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864 (misspelling)
  » Species Melanocetus krechi Brauer, 1902 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Melanocetus megalodontis Beebe & Crane, 1947 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Melanocetus pelagicus Brauer, 1902 accepted as Caulophryne pelagica (Brauer, 1902)
  » Species Melanocetus rotundatus Gilchrist, 1903 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Melanocetus tumidus Parr, 1927 accepted as Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
  » Species Melanocetus vorax Brauer, 1902 accepted as Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887

Genus Centrocetus Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Melanocetus Günther, 1864
Genus Melanocoetus accepted as Melanocetus Günther, 1864 (misspelling)
Genus Rhynchoceratias Regan, 1925 accepted as Himantolophus Reinhardt, 1837 (synonym)
Genus Rhynchoceratis accepted as Rhynchoceratias Regan, 1925 (misspelling)
Genus Xenoceratias Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Melanocetus Günther, 1864
  » Species Xenoceratias acanthirostris (Parr, 1927) accepted as Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
  » Species Xenoceratias braueri Koefoed, 1944 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Xenoceratias brevirostris Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Xenoceratias heterorhynchus Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Xenoceratias laevis Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Xenoceratias latirhinus (Parr, 1927) accepted as Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
  » Species Xenoceratias longipinnis (Parr, 1930) accepted as Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
  » Species Xenoceratias micracanthus Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Melanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
  » Species Xenoceratias regani Koefoed, 1944 accepted as Melanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
marine
Not documented
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2019). FishBase. Melanocetidae Gill, 1878. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125494 on 2019-09-15
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taxonomy source Van Der Laan, R.; Eschmeyer, W. N.; Fricke, R. (2014). Family-group names of Recent fishes. <em>Zootaxa.</em> 3882(1): 1-230., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3882.1.1 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record van der Land, J.; Costello, M.J.; Zavodnik, D.; Santos, R.S.; Porteiro, F.M.; Bailly, N.; Eschmeyer, W.N.; Froese, R. (2001). Pisces, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Fricke, R., Eschmeyer, W. N. & Van der Laan, R. (eds). (2019). Catalog of Fishes: Genera, Species, References. Electronic version accessed dd mmm 2019., available online at http://researcharchive.calacademy.org/research/Ichthyology/catalog/fishcatmain.asp [details]   
 
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