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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenodermichthys copei (Gill, 1884) 
AphiaID: 126714

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 editorOsmeriformes (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAlepocephalidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenodermichthys (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenodermichthys Günther, 1878
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAleposomus copei Gill, 1884
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAleposomus cyaneus Zugmayer, 1914
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenodermichthys socialis Vaillant, 1888
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 editorbluntsnout smooth-headUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorbluntsnout smoothheadUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic gymnast  [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]
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]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [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 [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (12 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 (15 nucleotides; 27 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 editorDescription Usually found near continental slopes. Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea), also ostracods and small cephalopods. Spawning from September to November on or near the bottom (Ref. 4736). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feeds primarily on crustaceans (euphausids, copepods, amphipods and decapod zoea), also ostracods and small cephalopods  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Atlantic Ocean: widely distributed, ranging north to Iceland in the eastern section  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Epipelagic [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 Usually found near continental slopes.  [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126714
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). Xenodermichthys copei (Gill, 1884). 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=126714 on 2014-10-26
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