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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean, 1886) 
AphiaID: 126343

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 editorAulopiformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIpnopidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypterois (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBathypterois Günther, 1868
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthosaurus amblyops Bernard, 1958
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthosaurus grallator Goode & Bean, 1886
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBenthosaurus nilssoni (Nybelin, 1947)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSkagerakia nilssoni Nybelin, 1947
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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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editortripodfish  [details]
Modern Greek (1453-) Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorΤριποδόψαρο  [details]
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mediterranean Sea - Eastern Basin
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGreek Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (5 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (1 publication) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo FishBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (9 nucleotides; 7 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Marine Species Identification Portal 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClassification In family Chlorophthalmidae in Fishbase 96 [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. Feeds on nektonic copepods and other small planktonic crustaceans. Synchronously hermaphroditic (Ref. 6688). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds on copepods and other small crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution 39.1°N to Gulf of Mexico including Caribbean and along Rio Grande Rise [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat benthic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found on lower slope, continental rise and oceanic ridges. Solitary. Perches on substrate with the aid of specialized finrays (tripod), facing the current. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Hermaphroditic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126343
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  van der Land, Jacob
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean, 1886). 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=126343 on 2014-10-21
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