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Species in the family or subfamily Emmelichthyidae: [ 19 ] records


acarina, Erythrocles Kotthaus [A.] 1974:48, Fig. 320 [Meteor Forschungsergebnisse. Reihe D, Biologie No. 17; ref. 7512] Indian Ocean, 9°40'N, 75°38.8'E to 9°45.5'N, 75°38.5'E, Meteor station 189, depth 138-210 meters. Holotype: ZMH 5161 [ex IOES 185a]. Paratypes: ZMH 5162 [ex IOES 185b-k] (10). Type catalog: Wilkens & Dohse 1993:417 [ref. 21161]. •Valid as Erythrocles acarina Kotthaus 1974 -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:377 [ref. 7057], Miyahara & Okamura 1998:88 [ref. 23345], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S108 [ref. 27377]). Current status: Valid as Erythrocles acarina Kotthaus 1974. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Western Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

cyanescens, Boxaodon Guichenot [A.] 1848:209, Pl. 5 (fig. 1) [Fauna Chilena.... in Gay.; ref. 1939] Valaparaiso, Chile. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-9128. Type catalog: Bauchot 1974:989 [ref. 21548]. Spelled cianescens by Delfin 1900 [ref. 37395]. •Synonym of Emmelichthys nitidus Richardson 1845, but a valid subspecies -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:381 [ref. 7057], Tameka in Okamura et al. 1982:235, 381 [ref. 8256], Nakamura in Nakamura et al. 1986:216 [ref. 14235], Pequeño 1989:61 [ref. 14125]). •Synonym of Emmelichthys nitidus Richardson 1845 -- (Oyarzún G. & Arriaza Z. 1993:342 [ref. 22360]). •Valid as Emmelichthys cyanescens (Guichenot 1948) -- (Fricke et al. 2014:87 [ref. 33406]). Current status: Valid as Emmelichthys cyanescens (Guichenot 1848). Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific: Juan Fernandez and Chile. Habitat: marine.

elongatus, Emmelichthys Kotlyar [A. N.] 1982:48, Fig. [Byulleten Moskovskogo Obshchestva Ispytatelei Prirody Otdel Biologicheskii [Bulletin of the Moscow Society of Naturalists Biological Series] v. 87 (no. 1); ref. 8461] Nazca Ridge, 25°45'S, 85°27'W, Pacific, depth 135-300 meters. Holotype: ZMMU P-15095 (1 of 9, 190 mm). Paratypes: ZMMU P-15095 (8 of 9). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:82 [ref. 25714]. •Valid as Emmelichthys elongatus Kotlyar 1982 -- (Oyarzún G. & Arriaza Z 1993:342 [ref. 22360], Heemstra in Smith & Heemstra 1995:xii [ref. 21953], Yoshino & Kon 2000:63 [ref. 24912], Fricke et al. 2014:87 [ref. 33406]). Current status: Valid as Emmelichthys elongatus Kotlyar 1982. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

fiolenti, Plagiogeneion Parin [N. V.] 1991:463, Figs. 1c, 2a [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 104 (no. 3); ref. 19174] Near Walters Shoals, depth about 250 meters. Holotype: ZIN 49825. Paratypes: AMS I.28172-005 (3); LACM 44784-1 (2); USNM 307758 (2); ZIN 49826-27 (2, 5); ZMMU P-18277 (14); SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 35302 (6). Original non-types: ZMMU P-18278 (8). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:82 [ref. 25714]. •Valid as Plagiogeneion fiolenti Parin 1991 -- (Oyarzún G. & Arriaza Z 1993:342 [ref. 22360]). Current status: Valid as Plagiogeneion fiolenti Parin 1991. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Indian Ocean. Habitat: marine.

geminatum, Plagiogeneion Parin [N. V.] 1991:460, Fig. 1a [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 104 (no. 3); ref. 19174] Nazca Ridge, southeastern Pacific, 22°05'S, 81°14'W, depth 200 meters. Holotype: ZIN 49821. Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 35612 (1), USNM 316518 (1), ZIN 49822 (3), ZMMU P-18276 (2). Type catalog: Vasil'eva et al. 2001:82 [ref. 25714] with incorrect locality. •Valid as Plagiogeneion geminatum Parin 1991 -- (Oyarzún G. & Arriaza Z 1993:342 [ref. 22360]). Current status: Valid as Plagiogeneion geminatum Parin 1991. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.

karnellai, Emmelichthys Heemstra [P. C.] & Randall [J. E.] 1977:384, Fig. 5b [Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research v. 28 (no. 3); ref. 7057] Off Kona coast at Honaunau, Hawaiian Islands, depth 275 meters. Holotype: BPBM 15080. Paratypes: AMS I.18467-001 (1); ANSP 84047 (1); BPBM 6643 (1), 17211 (1); CAS 29106 (1); USNM 214689 (1). Type catalog: Böhlke 1984:100 [ref. 13621]. •Valid as Emmelichthys karnellai Heemstra & Randall 1977 -- (Tameka in Okamura et al. 1982:235, 381 [ref. 8256], Pequeño 1989:61 [ref. 14125], Oyarzún G. & Arriaza Z. 1993:342 [ref. 22360], Yoshino & Kon 2000:63 [ref. 24912], Carpenter 2001:2839 [ref. 26098], Randall et al. 2002:157 [ref. 26192], Myers & Donaldson 2003:626 [ref. 27495], Mundy 2005:378 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:244 [ref. 30952], Hagiwara & Okabe 2012:29 [ref. 32089], Fricke et al. 2014:86 [ref. 33406]). Current status: Valid as Emmelichthys karnellai Heemstra & Randall 1977. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Pacific: southern Mariana Islands, Izu Islands, Hawaiian Islands, Easter Island. Habitat: marine.

macrolepis, Plagiogeneion McCulloch [A. R.] 1914:104, Pl. 20 [Biological Results Endeavour v. 2 (pt 3); ref. 2940] Great Australian Bight west of Eucla, 33°20'S, 126°-127°E, South Australia, depth 70-120 fathoms. Holotype: AMS E.2468. Paratypes: (2) AMS I.12316 (1), QM I.1399 (1), ?TMH D148/13029-D149/13030 [old nos. 34-35, ex AMS E2329 and 2333] (1, 1). Type catalog: Andrews 1971:2 [ref. 31471], Andrews 1992:111 [ref. 22689]. •Valid as Plagiogeneion macrolepis McCulloch 1914 -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:370 [ref. 7057], Parin 1991:466 [ref. 19174], Gomon et al. 1994:596 [ref. 22532], Hutchins 2001:33 [ref. 25847], Allen 2006:1191 [ref. 29089], Gomon 2008:586 [ref. 30616]). Current status: Valid as Plagiogeneion macrolepis McCulloch 1914. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Southern circumglobal. Habitat: marine.

marisrubri, Emmelichthys Fricke [R.], Golani [D.] & Appelbaum-Golani [B.] 2014:84, Figs. 1-2 [Cybium v. 38 (no. 2); ref. 33406] Eritrea, Red Sea. Holotype: HUMF 5132. Paratypes: HUMF 20199 (1), USNM 410584 (1). •Valid as Emmelichthys marisrubri Fricke, Golani & Appelbaum-Golani 2014 -- (Bogorodsky & Randall 2018:[5] 243 [ref. 36492], Golani & Fricke 2018:89 [ref. 36273]). Current status: Valid as Emmelichthys marisrubri Fricke, Golani & Appelbaum-Golani 2014. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Southern Red Sea endemic. Habitat: marine.

microceps, Erythrocles Miyahara [H.] & Okamura [O.] 1998:86 [Ichthyological Research v. 45 (no. 1); ref. 23345] Mimase fish market, Kochi Prefecture, Japan. Holotype: BSKU 80470. Paratypes: AMS I.37757-001 to 003 (1, 1, 1); BSKU 80646-49 (1, 1, 1, 1), 81964 (1); HUMZ 145181-83 (1, 1, 1); NSMT-P 49767-69 (1, 1, 1). •Valid as Erythrocles microceps Miyahara & Okamura 1998 -- (Nakabo 2000:818 [ref. 25086], Shinohara et al. 2001:325 [ref. 25995], Nakabo 2002:818 [ref. 26001], Shinohara et al. 2011:49 [ref. 31715], Shinohara et al. 2014:262 [ref. 33330]). Current status: Valid as Erythrocles microceps Miyahara & Okamura 1998. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

monodi, Erythrocles Poll [M.] & Cadenat [J.] 1954:1, Fig. 1 [Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique v. 30 (no. 22); ref. 12664] Atlantic, 5°42'S, 11°31'E, depth 230-250 meters. Holotype: IRSNB 207. Paratypes: IFAN (6), IRSNB 208-213 (1, 2, 2, 1, 1, 2), MARC 95572-75 (1, 1, 1, 1), MHNLR (5). Type catalog: Walschaerts 1987:26 [ref. 20755], Derijst 1991:40 [ref. 21528]. •Valid as Erythrocles monodi Poll & Cadenat 1954 -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:376 [ref. 7057], Robins & Ray 1986:167 [ref. 23100], Heemstra 1990:767 [ref. 18769], Cervigón 1992:309 [ref. 23827], Cervigón 1993:119 [ref. 24474], Miyahara & Okamura 1998:88 [ref. 23345], Afonso et al. 1999:74 [ref. 25466], Casamajor et al. 2000:303 [ref. 25057], Heemstra 2003:1477 [ref. 27090], Nelson et al. 2004:142 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:316 [ref. 28815], Wirtz et al. 2007:33 [ref. 30263], Page et al. 2013:146 [ref. 32708], Pinheiro et al. 2015:19 [ref. 34324], Heemstra in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2532 [ref. 34618], Almeida & Alves 2019:270 [ref. 37509]). Current status: Valid as Erythrocles monodi Poll & Cadenat 1954. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; eastern Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

nitidus, Emmelichthys Richardson [J.] 1845:47, Pl. 29 (figs. 7-8) [Ichthyology of the voyage of H. M. S. Erebus & Terror v. 2 (2); ref. 3740] Western Australia. Syntypes: BMNH 1844.10.29.12 (right half skin), 1846.8.11.7 (1, stuffed). •Valid as Emmelichthys nitidus Richardson 1845 -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:379 [ref. 7057], Tameka in Okamura et al. 1982:235, 381 [ref. 8256], Heemstra 1986:637 [ref. 5660], Paulin et al. 1989:189 [ref. 24556], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:167 [ref. 36134], Yatsu in Amaoka et al. 1990:273 [ref. 16024], Oyarzún G. & Arriaza Z. 1993:341 [ref. 22360], Bianchi & Carpenter in Bianchi et al. 1993:160 [ref. 25472], Gomon et al. 1994:597 [ref. 22532], Yoshino & Kon 2000:63 [ref. 24912], Hutchins 2001:33 [ref. 25847], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:298 [ref. 28072], Allen 2006:1190 [ref. 29089], Gomon 2008:585 [ref. 30616], Fricke et al. 2014:87 [ref. 33406], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:114 [ref. 36167], Trnski 2015:1276 [ref. 34198], Heemstra in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2530 [ref. 34618], Fricke et al. 2018:192 [ref. 35805]). Current status: Valid as Emmelichthys nitidus Richardson 1845. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: South Africa, southern Madagascar, Saint Paul and Amsterdam Islands, southern Australia, New Zealand and Kermadec Islands. Habitat: marine.

ruber, Emmelichthyops Trunov [I. A.] 1976:268 [233], Fig. 5 [Voprosy Ikhtiologii v. 16 (no. 2) (art. 97); ref. 8648] Near St. Helena Island, southeastern Atlantic, 15°41'S, 6°59'W, depth 150 meters. Holotype: ZIN 42034. Paratypes: ZIN 42034a (1), 42062 (1) On p. 233 of English translation. •Valid as Emmelichthys ruber (Trunov 1976) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:386 [ref. 7057], Tameka in Okamura et al. 1982:235, 381 [ref. 8256], Edwards & Glass 1987:640 [ref. 9166], Heemstra 1990:767 [ref. 18769], Smith-Vaniz et al. 1999:249 [ref. 25013], Yoshino & Kon 2000:63 [ref. 24912], Ruis-Carus et al. 2002:242 [ref. 26084], Heemstra 2003:1478 [ref. 27090], Nelson et al. 2004:142 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:315 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:146 [ref. 32708], Fricke et al. 2014:86 [ref. 33406], Heemstra in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2531 [ref. 34618], Brown et al. 2019:180 [ref. 36444]). Current status: Valid as Emmelichthys ruber (Trunov 1976). Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Western Atlantic; southern central Atlantic: Saint Helena Island. Habitat: marine.

rubiginosus, Therapon Hutton [F. W.] 1875:314 [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 4) v. 16 (no. 95) (art. 41); ref. 18317] Coast of Otago, Bass Strait, New Zealand. Holotype (unique): ?BMNH 1886.11.18.5 [ex OM] (stuffed). Hutton specimens: OM A.75.18 (1, stuffed). Type catalog: Russell 1996:227 [ref. 22562]. Originally as Therapon (?) rubiginosus. Also in Hutton 1876:209 [ref. 14210]. •Valid as Plagiogeneion rubiginosus (Hutton 1875) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:367 [ref. 7057], Heemstra 1986:638 [ref. 5660], Paulin et al. 1989:189 [ref. 24556], Shcherbachev et al. 1989:167 [ref. 36134], Yatsu in Amaoka et al. 1990:276 [ref. 16024]). •Valid as Plagiogeneion rubiginosum (Hutton 1875) -- (Parin 1991:459 [ref. 19174], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:298 [ref. 28072], Allen 2006:1191 [ref. 29089], Gomon 2008:586 [ref. 30616], Duffy & Ahyong 2015:114 [ref. 36167], Trnski 2015:1277 [ref. 34198], Heemstra in Carpenter & De Angelis 2016:2533 [ref. 34618]). Current status: Valid as Plagiogeneion rubiginosum (Hutton 1875). Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Southeastern Atlantic, Indo-West Pacific. Habitat: marine.

schlegelii, Emmelichthys Richardson [J.] 1846:272 [Report of the British Association for the Advancement of Science 15th meeting [1845]; ref. 3742] Nagasaki, Japan. No types known. Based on Erythrichthys Temminck & Schlegel 1845:117, Pl. 63 (fig. 1). •Valid as Erythrocles schlegelii (Richardson 1846) -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:372 [ref. 7057], Tameka in Okamura et al. 1982:237, 381 [ref. 8256], Mochizuki in Masuda et al. 1984:160 [ref. 6441], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1985:501, 684 [ref. 8056], Heemstra 1986:638 [ref. 5660], Randall 1995:196 [ref. 22896], Chen et al. 1997:89 [ref. 26476], Miyahara & Okamura 1998:88 [ref. 23345], Nakabo 2000:818 [ref. 25086], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:617 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:325 [ref. 25995], Carpenter 2001:2839 [ref. 26098], Miyahara et al. 2002:38 [ref. 26146], Nakabo 2002:818 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:336, 610 [ref. 26218], Manilo & Bogorodsky 2003:S108 [ref. 27377], Heemstra & Heemstra 2004:298 [ref. 28072], Shinohara et al. 2005:434 [ref. 28370], Randall 2007:244 [ref. 30952], Shinohara et al. 2011:49 [ref. 31715], Larson et al. 2013:129 [ref. 32988], Shinohara et al. 2014:262 [ref. 33330], Psomadakis et al. 2015:238 [ref. 34104], Psomadakis et al. 2020:444 [ref. 37272], Sonoyama et al. 2020:68 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Erythrocles schlegelii (Richardson 1846). Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: South Africa and East Africa north to Oman; Ryukyu Islands to Japan. Habitat: marine.

schlegelii, Erythrichthys Günther [A.] 1859:395 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 1; ref. 1961] Sea of Japan. No types known. Based on Erythrichthys sp. Temminck & Schlegel 1845:117, Pl. 63 (fig. 1) [ref. 4373] without citation to Richardson; if regarded as an independent description then it is an objective synonym of Emmelichthys schlegeli Richardson 1846 -- (see Heemstra & Randall 1977:372 [ref. 7057]). •Objective synonym of Emmelichthys schlegelii (Richardson 1846). •Synonym of Erythrocles schlegelii (Richardson 1846) based on current generic placement of schlegelii. Current status: Synonym of Erythrocles schlegelii (Richardson 1846). Emmelichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

scintillans, Erythrichthys Jordan [D. S.] & Thompson [W. F.] 1912:599 [Proceedings of the United States National Museum v. 41 (no. 1875); ref. 2541] Hilo, Hawaii Island, Hawaiian Islands. Holotype (unique): USNM 51051. Based on Erythrichthys schlegeli of Jordan & Evermann 1905:245, Pl. 19 [ref. 2451]. •Valid as Erythrichthys scintillans Jordan & Thompson 1912 -- (Heemstra & Randall 1977:375 [ref. 7057], Randall & Rivaton 1992:1031 [ref. 20254], Oyarzún G. & Arriaza Z. 1993:342 [ref. 22360]). •Valid as Erythrocles scintillans (Jordan & Thompson 1912) -- (Mochizuki in Masuda et al. 1984:160 [ref. 6441], Miyahara & Okamura 1998:88 [ref. 23345], Nakabo 2000:818 [ref. 25086], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:617 [ref. 25122], Carpenter 2001:2839 [ref. 26098], Randall et al. 2002:158 [ref. 26192], Nakabo 2002:818 [ref. 26001], Myers & Donaldson 2003:626 [ref. 27495], Shinohara et al. 2005:434 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:379 [ref. 28379], Randall 2007:244 [ref. 30952]). Current status: Valid as Erythrocles scintillans (Jordan & Thompson 1912). Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Western Pacific: Ryukyu Islands, Ogasawara Islands, southern Mariana Islands, Johnston Atoll, Hawaiian Islands, Society Islands, Easter Island, Nazca Ridge (southeastern Pacific). Habitat: marine.

struhsakeri, Emmelichthys Heemstra [P. C.] & Randall [J. E.] 1977:382, Fig. 5a [Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research v. 28 (no. 3); ref. 7057] Kealaikahiki Channel, 20°43.3'N, 156°49.8'W, Hawaiian Islands, depth 222 meters. Holotype: USNM 214690. Paratypes: AMS I.16564-005 (1), I.17244-001 (1), I.18468-001 (8); BMNH 1975.9.1.1 (1); BPBM 4051 (now 0, to AMS), 18846 (3), 18848-49 (4, 7); CSIRO A 4246; CAS-SU 67674 (2); USNM 214691-94 (10, 2, 2, 2); ZUMT 54056 [ex ABE 16710] (1), 54057 [ex ABE 16712] (1). •Valid as Emmelichthys struhsakeri Heemstra & Randall 1977 -- (Tameka in Okamura et al. 1982:235, 381 [ref. 8256], Mochizuki in Masuda et al. 1984:161 [ref. 6441], Yamakawa in Okamura et al. 1985:499, 683 [ref. 8056], Yatsu in Amaoka et al. 1990:275 [ref. 16024], Suzuki & Uno 1992:2 [ref. 24139], Suzuki & Hosokawa 1997:2 [ref. 24370], Yoshino et al. 1999:59 [ref. 24157], Yoshino & Kon 2000:63 [ref. 24912], Nakabo 2000:818 [ref. 25086], Randall & Lim in Randall & Lim 2000:617 [ref. 25122], Shinohara et al. 2001:325 [ref. 25995], Carpenter 2001:2839 [ref. 26098] as strusakeri, Nakabo 2002:818 [ref. 26001], Choi et al. 2003:336, 610 [ref. 26218], Shinohara et al. 2005:434 [ref. 28370], Mundy 2005:379 [ref. 28379], Allen 2006:1191 [ref. 29089], Randall 2007:244 [ref. 30952], Shinohara et al. 2011:49 [ref. 31715], Shinohara et al. 2014:262 [ref. 33330], Fricke et al. 2014:87 [ref. 33406], Motomura et al. 2017:128 [ref. 35490], Sonoyama et al. 2020:67 [ref. 37637]). Current status: Valid as Emmelichthys struhsakeri Heemstra & Randall 1977. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Western and Central Pacific: Philippines east to Hawaiian Islands, north to southern Sea of Japan, south to northern Australia. Habitat: marine.

taeniatus, Erythrocles Randall [J. E.] & Rivaton [J.] 1992:1029, Pl. 1A [Copeia 1992 (no. 4); ref. 20254] Jumeaux Bank, 23°38'09"S, 168°00'E, southeastern New Caledonia, depth 300 meters. Holotype: BPBM 34618. Paratypes: AMS I.31267-001 (5), BPBM 34616 (1), CAS 76111 (4), MNHN 1975-0755 (5), NSMT-P 34741 (4), SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 36401 (4), USNM 317285 (4). •Valid as Erythrocles taeniatus Randall & Rivaton 1992 -- (Heemstra in Smith & Heemstra 1995:xii [ref. 21953], Miyahara & Okamura 1998:88 [ref. 23345], Carpenter 2001:2839 [ref. 26098]). Current status: Valid as Erythrocles taeniatus Randall & Rivaton 1992. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Western Pacific. Habitat: marine.

unispina, Plagiogeneion Parin [N. V.] 1991:461, Fig. 1b [Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington v. 104 (no. 3); ref. 19174] 25°58'S, 100°36'W, depth 290-310 meters. Holotype: ZIN 49823. Paratypes: SAIAB [formerly RUSI] 35613 (1), USNM 316517 (1), ZIN 49824 (2, poor condition). •Valid as Plagiogeneion unispina Parin 1991. Current status: Valid as Plagiogeneion unispina Parin 1991. Emmelichthyidae. Distribution: Eastern Pacific. Habitat: marine.