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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbourisia rufa Parr, 1945 
AphiaID: 159425

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 editorCetomimiformes (Order) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBarbourisiidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbourisia (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Typetaxon of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbourisia Parr, 1945
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBarbourisia Parr, 1945
Sources  basis of record Scott, W.B. and M.G. Scott. 1988. Atlantic fishes of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences No. 219. 731 p. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvelvet whalefish  [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 editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNew Zealand Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (7 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (7 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 (23 nucleotides; 40 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDescription Juveniles mesopelagic, adults benthopelagic. Presumably feeds on crustaceans. A rare deepsea fish. [details]

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

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Western Atlantic: Labrador Shelf to Gulf of Mexico [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 juveniles mesopelagic, adults benthopelagic [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159425
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). Barbourisia rufa Parr, 1945. 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=159425 on 2014-08-21
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