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Species in the family or subfamily Brachionichthyidae: [ 16 ] records


amplispinus, Pezichthys Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:34, Figs. 2, 3 , 15 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] East of Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia, 36°29'S, 150°12'E, depth 118-121 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 4448-01. Paratypes: CSIRO H 4448-02 (1), H 4449-01 (1), H 4450-01 (1), H 4459-01 (1), H 4460-01 (1); NMV A 29408-001 (1). •Valid as Pezichthys amplispinus Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Pezichthys amplispinus Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Australia: New South Wales to Victoria. Habitat: marine.

australis, Brachionichthys Last [P. R.], Gledhill [D. C.] & Holmes [B. H.] 2007:55, Figs. 1-2 [Zootaxa No. 1666; ref. 29447] East of Disaster Bay, New South Wales, 37°18'S, 150°17'E, depth 125 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 4451-02. Paratypes: (39) at CSIRO, NMV, TMH. •Valid as Brachionichthys australis Last, Gledhill & Holmes 2007 -- (Last & Gomon 2008:375 [ref. 30638], Last & Gledhill 2009:13 [ref. 30518]). Current status: Valid as Brachionichthys australis Last, Gledhill & Holmes 2007. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Australia: Western Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Tasmania. Habitat: marine.

compressus, Pezichthys Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:38, Figs. 2, 4, 16 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] South of Cape Everard, Victoria, Australia, 37°58'S, 149°12'E, depth 112 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 4447-01. Paratypes: NMV 29409-001 (1). •Valid as Pezichthys compressus Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Pezichthys compressus Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Victoria: Australia. Habitat: marine.

dianthus, Brachiopsilus Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:21, Figs. 2, 3, 6, 11 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania, Australia, ca. 43°13'S, 147°57'E, depth 38 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 4995-01. Paratypes: CSIRO A 1901 (1); TMD D 123 (2). •Valid as Brachiopsilus dianthus Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Brachiopsilus dianthus Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.

dossenus, Brachiopsilus Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:25, Figs. 2, 3, 12 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] Off Marlo, Bass Strait, Victoria, Australia, 38°27'S, 148°16E, depth 226 meters. Holotype: NMV A 29405-002. Paratypes: CSIRO H 4119-02 (1), CSIRO T 195 (1). •Valid as Brachiopsilus dossenus Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Brachiopsilus dossenus Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania and Victoria, Australia. Habitat: marine.

eltanini, Pezichthys Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:40, Figs. 2, 4, 17 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] East of Bruny Island, southeastern Tazmania, Australia, 43°26'S, 147°52'E, depth ca. 135 meters. Holotype: LACM 11516-1. Paratypes: NMV A 4282 (1). •Valid as Pezichthys eltanini Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Pezichthys eltanini Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.

hirsutus, Lophius Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1804:202, 210, Pl. 55 (fig. 3) [Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 4; ref. 12515] Probably Tasmania, Australia (as "Côtes sud de l'Australie"). Lectotype: MNHN A-4627. Paralectotypes: (1, not found). Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:143 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype established by Le Danois 1964:139 [ref. 6571]. •Valid as Brachionichthys hirsutus (Lacepède 1804) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:275 [ref. 12442], see Kuiter 1993:46 [ref. 23929], Kuiter 1997:40 [ref. 25488], Bruce et al. 1999:370 [ref. 23944], Paxton et al. 2006:647 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2007:61 [ref. 29447], Last & Gomon 2008:375 [ref. 30638], Last & Gledhill 2009:15 [ref. 30518]). Current status: Valid as Brachionichthys hirsutus (Lacepède 1804). Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.

laevis, Lophius Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1804:202, 210, Pl. 55 (fig. 4) [Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 4; ref. 12515] Tasmania (as "Mer de l'Australie"). Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4630. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:143 [ref. 6339]. Objectively invalid; preoccupied by Lophius laevis Latreille 1804, replaced by the next available name --Chironectes unipennis Cuvier 1817. •Synonym of Brachionichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:276 [ref. 12442]). •Synonym of Sympterichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817) -- (Paxton et al. 2006:648 [ref. 28994], Last & Gledhill 2009:55 [ref. 30518]). 1°Homonym. Current status: Synonym of Sympterichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817). Brachionichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

macropinnis, Pezichthys Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:44, Figs. 2, 4, 18 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] South-west of Ceduna, Great Australian Bight, South Australia, Australia, 33°16'S, 130°37'E, depth 145 meters. Holotype (unique): CSIRO H 5317-02. •Valid as Pezichthys macropinnis Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Pezichthys macropinnis Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: South Australia, Australia. Habitat: marine.

moultoni, Sympterichthys Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:50, Figs. 2, 4, 6, 21 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] East of Cape Howe, New South Wales, Australia, 37°25'S, 150°16'E, depth 161-184 meters. Holotype: CSIRO H 3773-03. Paratypes: CSIRO H 3792-02 (1), H 4461-01 (1); NMV A 29407-001 (1). Plus additional material (1). •Valid as Sympterichthys moultoni Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Sympterichthys moultoni Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Australia: New South Wales to Victoria and Tasmania. Habitat: marine.

nigrocilium, Pezichthys Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:47, Figs. 2, 14, 19 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] Pieman Canyon, west of Granville Harbour, western Tasmania, Australia, 41°48'S, 144°34'E, depth 176 meters. Holotype (unique): CSIRO H 6154-01. •Valid as Pezichthys nigrocilium Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Pezichthys nigrocilium Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.

politus, Cheironectes Richardson [J.] 1844:133 [Transactions of the Zoological Society of London v. 3 (art. 5, pt. 2); ref. 20295] Actaeon Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Channel, Tasmania, 43°34'S, 147°00'E, depth 5 meters [Original locality: Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia.]. Neotype: CSIRO H 4118-01. As name only in Richardson 1842:71 [ref. 13097]. Neotype selected by Last & Gledhill 2009:59 [ref. 30518]. •Valid as Brachionichthys politus (Richardson 1844) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:275 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1997:40 [ref. 25488]). •Valid as Sympterichthys politus (Richardson 1844) -- (Bruce et al. 1999:370 [ref. 23944], Paxton et al. 2006:648 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2007:53 [ref. 29447]). •Valid as Thymichthys politus (Richardson 1844) -- (Last & Gledhill 2009:59 [ref. 30518]). Current status: Valid as Thymichthys politus (Richardson 1844). Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.

punctatus, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:434, Pl. 18 (fig. 2) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Tasmania, Australia (as "Côtes sud de l'Australie"). Lectotype: MNHN A-4627. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:142 [ref. 6339]. Lectotype selected by Le Danois 1964 [ref. 6571]. •Absolute synonym of Brachionichthys hirsutus (Lacepède 1804) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:275 [ref. 12442], Paxton et al. 2006:648 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2007:61 [ref. 29447]). Current status: Synonym of Brachionichthys hirsutus (Lacepède 1804). Brachionichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

unipennis, Chironectes Cuvier [G.] 1817:435, Pl. 18 (fig. 3) [Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris v. 3; ref. 1015] Australian seas, voyage de Péron 1800-1804 [Probably Tasmania]. Holotype (unique): MNHN A-4630. Type catalog: Pietsch et al. 1987:143 [ref. 6339]. As above in text, as unipinnis in figure caption. As unipinnis in Cuvier 1829:252 [ref. 995]. Name used to replace for Lophius laevis Lacepède 1804, preoccupied by Lophis laevis Latrielle 1804. From the text it appears not to be an intentional replacement name but merely the next available name (see Whitley 1936 [ref. 6397]). •Valid as Brachionichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:276 [ref. 12442]). •Valid as Sympterichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817) -- (Last et al. 2007:53 [ref. 29447], Last & Gomon 2008:376 [ref. 30638], Last & Gledhill 2009:55 [ref. 30518]). Current status: Valid as Sympterichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817). Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.

verrucosus, Sympterichthys McCulloch [A. R.] & Waite [E. R.] 1918:76, Pl. 7 (fig. 3) [Records of the South Australian Museum (Adelaide) v. 1 (no. 1); ref. 2950] St. Vincent Gulf, South Australia, ca. 34°53'S, 138°06'E. Holotype: SAMA F 626. Paratypes: SAMA F 627 (1). •Valid as Brachionichthys verrucosus (McCulloch & Waite 1918) -- (Paxton et al. 1989:276 [ref. 12442], Kuiter 1993:46 [ref. 23929], Gomon et al. 1994:284 [ref. 22532]). •Valid as Sympterichthys verrucosus McCulloch & Waite 1918 -- (Bruce et al. 1999:370 [ref. 23944], Paxton et al. 2006:648 [ref. 28994], Last et al. 2007:53 [ref. 29447], Last & Gomon 2008:376 [ref. 30638]). •Valid as Thymichthys verrucosus (McCulloch & Waite 1918) -- (Last & Gledhill 2009:65 [ref. 30518]). Current status: Valid as Thymichthys verrucosus (McCulloch & Waite 1918). Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Australia: New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Habitat: marine.

ziebelli, Brachiopsilus Last [P. R.] & Gledhill [D. C.] 2009:27, Figs. 2, 3, 6, 13 [Zootaxa No. 2252; ref. 30518] Actaeon Islands, D'Entrecasteaux Chanel, Tasmania, Australia, ca. 43°32'S, 147°00'E, depth 12 meters. Holotype: CSIRO T 1993-01. Paratypes: CSIRO H 4116-01 (1), H 6821-01 (1), T 6 (1), T 8 (1), T 1993-02 (2), T 1994-01(1), T 1995-01 (1); QVMT 2009.5.3 (1); TMH D 738 (1). •Valid as Brachiopsilus ziebelli Last & Gledhill 2009. Current status: Valid as Brachiopsilus ziebelli Last & Gledhill 2009. Brachionichthyidae. Distribution: Tasmania, Australia. Habitat: marine.