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Species related to Gobiesox cephalus: [ 6 ] records


testar, Lepadogaster Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:4, Pl. 1 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] West Indies. No types known. •Synonym of Gobiesox nudus (Linnaeus 1758) [based on Briggs] -- (Briggs 1955:94 [ref. 637], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:512 [ref. 27061]). •Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Current status: Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Gobiesocidae: Gobiesocinae. Habitat: freshwater.

tudes, Gobiesox Richardson [J.] 1845:no p., Pl. 46 (figs. 1-3) [Ichthyology.--Part 2. The zoology of the voyage of H. M. S. Sulphur; ref. 20574] Supposed to be China [in error]. Holotype (unique): whereabouts unknown. Available from plate. Text in Richardson 1845:103 [ref. 20275]. •Synonym of Gobiesox nudus (Linnaeus 1758) [based on Briggs] -- (Briggs 1955:94 [ref. 637], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:512 [ref. 27061]). •Probably a synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800 -- (pers. comm. K. Conway 8/2019). Current status: Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Gobiesocidae: Gobiesocinae. Habitat: freshwater.

stannii, Cotylis Müller [J.] & Troschel [F. H.] 1849 [Horae Ichthyologicae No. 3; ref. 3073] Brazil [probably in error]. No types known. •Synonym of Gobiesox nudus (Linnaeus 1758) [based on Briggs] -- (Briggs 1955:94 [ref. 637] as stanii, Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:512 [ref. 27061]). •Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Current status: Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Gobiesocidae: Gobiesocinae. Habitat: freshwater.

costaricensis, Gobiesox Meek [S. E.] 1912:74 [Field Museum of Natural History, Publications, Zoölogical Series v. 10 (no. 7); ref. 2960] Zent River, Atlantic drainage, Costa Rica. Holotype: FMNH 7677. Paratypes: FMNH 7813 (2), ?7814 (1), 7815 (1), 96026 (1); USNM 74246 (1). Type catalog: Ibarra & Stewart 1987:41 [ref. 12367]. •Synonym of Gobiesox nudus (Linnaeus 1758) [based on Briggs] -- (Briggs 1955:94 [ref. 637], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:512 [ref. 27061]). •Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Current status: Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Gobiesocidae: Gobiesocinae. Habitat: freshwater.

ramsdeni, Gobiesox Howell Rivero [L.] 1936:73 [Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History v. 41 (no. 4); ref. 12257] Río Toa, 'El Palenque', Yateras, Guantanamo, Oriente Province, Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 34152. •Synonym of Gobiesox nudus (Linnaeus 1758) [based on Briggs] -- (Briggs 1955:94 [ref. 637], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:512 [ref. 27061]). •Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Current status: Synonym of Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Gobiesocidae: Gobiesocinae. Habitat: freshwater.

cephalus, Gobiesox Lacepède [B. G. E.] (ex Plumier) 1800:595, 596, Pl. 19 (fig. 1) [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 2; ref. 2709] Amérique méridionale [Central America]. No types known. Based on the 'Cephalus fluviatilis major' in manuscript description of Plumier (Charles Plumier, 1646-1704, French explorer and botanist). Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:279, 280 (vol. 7) [ref. 30473]. See account of Cyclopterus nudus Linnaeus 1758. •Wrongly a synonym of Gobiesox nudus (Linnaeus 1758) based on misapplication by Briggs -- (Briggs 1955:94 [ref. 637], Ferraris in Reis et al. 2003:512 [ref. 27061]). •Valid as Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800 -- (Frernholm & Wheeler 1983:271 [ref. 20707], Conway et al. 2017:[9] [ref. 35287]). Current status: Valid as Gobiesox cephalus Lacepède 1800. Gobiesocidae: Gobiesocinae. Distribution: Caribbean drainages of South America: Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Honduras, Jamaica, Panama, Venezuela; islands of the Caribbean. Habitat: freshwater.