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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801) 
AphiaID: 158884

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 editorSynodontidae (Family) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSynodontinae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus Gill, 1861
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus Gill, 1861
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorGoodella hypozona Ogilby, 1897
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOsmerus lemniscatus Lacepède, 1803
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSalmo myops Forster, 1801
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurus brevirostris Poey, 1860
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurus lemniscatus (Lacepède, 1803)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurus limbatus Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurus myops (Forster, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurus trachinus Temminck & Schlegel, 1846
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSaurus truncatus Spix & Agassiz, 1829
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynodus brevirostris (Poey, 1860)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynodus myops (Forster, 1801)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachicephalus myops (Forster, 1801) (misspelling)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus brevirostris (Poey, 1860)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus hypozona (Ogilby, 1897)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus limbatus (Eydoux & Souleyet, 1850)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachinocephalus trachinus (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrichinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801) (misspelling)
Sources  basis of record Anon. (1996). FishBase 96 [CD-ROM]. ICLARM: Los Baños, Philippines. 1 cd-rom pp. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorsnakefish  [details]
Spanish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorchile chato  [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]
Indian Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReunion [details]
Kenya
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorKenya [details]
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
Seychelles
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSeychelles [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Tanzania
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTanzania [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMetataeniacanthus synodi Pillai, 1963 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTaeniastrotos tragus Dojiri & Cressey, 1987 (parasitic: ectoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (61 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (79 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 (32 nucleotides; 29 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Inhabits deeper waters on the outer slopes of the reef. Found over sandy areas of coastal waters, from the littoral zone down to a depth of about 100 m. Feeds on fishes (Ref. 5213). Rests on or burrows into substrate, leaving eyes exposed (Ref. 4472). [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet Feed on fishes and small crustaceans  [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Grand Bank to Florida, Bahamas, Gulf of Mexico, Antilles, and Caribbean south to Brazil  [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat Found over sandy bottoms of deep outer reef slopes. Reported to be common in estuaries. Rest on or more often burrow into substrate, leaving eyes exposed.  [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158884
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-05-27 07:39:43Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2008-01-15 17:27:08Z  changed  Bailly, Nicolas
  
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  Citation: Bailly, N. (2014). Trachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801). 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=158884 on 2014-07-31
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