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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsonii Günther, 1864 
AphiaID: 126556

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 Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus Günther, 1864
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCentrocetus spinulosus Regan & Trewavas, 1932
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus cirrifer Regan & Trewavas, 1932
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus ferox Regan, 1926
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus johnsoni Günther, 1864 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus krechi Brauer, 1902
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus megalodontis Beebe & Crane, 1947
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocetus rotundatus Gilchrist, 1903
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMelanocoetus rotundatus Gilchrist, 1903 (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenoceratias braueri Koefoed, 1944
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenoceratias brevirostris Regan & Trewavas, 1932
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenoceratias heterorhynchus Regan & Trewavas, 1932
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenoceratias laevis Regan & Trewavas, 1932
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenoceratias micracanthus Regan & Trewavas, 1932
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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Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAzores Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [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 [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [from synonym] [view taxon] [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSarcotretes scopeli Jungersen, 1911 [via synonym] (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (21 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (22 publications) 
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 (18 nucleotides; 17 proteins) 
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 editorDistribution tropical to temperate parts of all oceans, as far north as Sable Island Bank [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Known from seamounts and knolls [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Occasionally found in Canadian Atlantic waters. Found to depths of 2091 m. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Spawns June to November; oviparous with planktonic larvae; eggs believed to be contained in floating gelatinous rafts  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126556
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). Melanocetus johnsonii 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=126556 on 2014-09-22
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