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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus Günther, 1864 
AphiaID: 125803

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChordata (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVertebrata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGnathostomata (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPisces (Superclass) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorActinopterygii (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophiiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetidae
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentrocetus
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocoetus (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenoceratias
Sources  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, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). 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, 50: pp. 357-374 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus eustalus Pietsch & Van Duzer, 1980
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus niger Regan, 1925
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus rossi Balushkin & Fedorov, 1981

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus cirrifer Regan & Trewavas, 1932 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus ferox Regan, 1926 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsoni Günther, 1864 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus krechi Brauer, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus megalodontis Beebe & Crane, 1947 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus pelagicus Brauer, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCaulophryne pelagica (Brauer, 1902)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus rotundatus Gilchrist, 1903 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus tumidus Parr, 1927 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus vorax Brauer, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus murrayi Günther, 1887
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo AnimalsAndEarth (David Shale) 
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTo Catalog of Fishes 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:125803
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2006-09-25 06:54:45Z  changed  Martinez, Olga
2013-03-11 13:25:43Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
2014-11-21 13:09:37Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Melanocetus Günther, 1864. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2014) FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=125803 on 2014-11-22
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