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Species in the family or subfamily Derichthyidae: [ 7 ] records


anguilloides, Leptocephalus Schmidt [E. J.] 1916:17, Figs. 12-14 [Meddelelser fra Kommissionen for havundersøgelser, Serie Fiskeri v. 5 (no. 4); ref. 15067] North Atlantic. No types known. •Synonym of Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884 -- (Karmovskaya 1985:887 [ref. 21815], Robins 1989:424 [ref. 13289], Smith 1989:917 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:193 [ref. 13759]). Current status: Synonym of Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884. Derichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

danae, Nessorhamphus Schmidt [E. J.] 1931:487, Fig. 4 [Nature (London) v. 127 (nos. 3203, 3204); ref. 21814] Indian Ocean west of Sumatra, Indonesia. Lectotype: 102 mm TL. Paralectotypes: (1, 86 mm). Lectotype selected by Karmoskaya 1985:896 [ref. 21815]. •Valid as Nessorhamphus danae Schmidt 1931 -- (Karmovskaya 1985:896 [ref. 21815], Paxton et al. 1989:124 [ref. 12442], Robins 1989:430 [ref. 13289], Smith 1989:920 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:193 [ref. 13759], Smith 1999:1672 [ref. 24661], Figueiredo & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:36 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:737 [ref. 26989], Mundy 2005:137 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:281 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31342], Ho et al. 2015:149 [ref. 34130], Smith 2016:1672 [ref. 34556], Sutton et al. 2020:21 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Nessorhamphus danae Schmidt 1931. Derichthyidae. Distribution: Circumtropical in warm seas. Habitat: marine.

ingolfianus, Leptocephalus Schmidt [E. J.] 1912:49, Pl. 3 (fig. 8) [Videnskabelige Meddelelser fra Dansk Naturhistorisk Forening, Kjøbenhavn. v. 64; ref. 18702] Sargasso Sea and the Azores, northeastern Atlantic. Syntypes: ZMUC P32520-23 (4) 32°03'N, 39°00'W. Type catalog: Nielsen 1974:53 [ref. 9588]. Appeared as a "Nessorhamphus ingolfianus n. sp." in Schmidt 1931:373 [ref. 3933]. •Valid as Nessorhamphus ingolfianus (Schmidt 1912) -- (Blache et al. 1973:246 [ref. 7185], Uyeno & Sasaki in Uyeno et al. 1983:123 [ref. 14275], Karmovskaya 1985:893 [ref. 21815], Bauchot & Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:576 [ref. 13676], Castle 1986:192 [ref. 5644], Scott & Scott 1988:92 [ref. 25518], Paxton et al. 1989:124 [ref. 12442], Robins 1989:427 [ref. 13289], Paulin et al. 1989:76 [ref. 24556], Smith 1989:919 [ref. 13285], Smith 1990:194 [ref. 13759], Cervigón 1996:142 [ref. 24489], Arruda 1997:59 [ref. 24952], Fricke 1999:71 [ref. 24106], Smith 1999:1672 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:236 [ref. 25086], Nakabo 2002:236 [ref. 26001], Tighe & Smith in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:99 [ref. 26158], Smith 2003:737 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:174 [ref. 27076], Paxton et al. 2006:281 [ref. 28995], Fricke et al. 2011:353 [ref. 31342], Ho et al. 2015:149 [ref. 34130], Smith & Stewart 2015:261 [ref. 34234], Bañón et al. 2016:304 [ref. 34397], Smith 2016:1672 [ref. 34556], Fricke et al. 2018:47 [ref. 35805], Carneiro et al. 2019:63 [ref. 37250], Iglésias et al. 2019:279 [ref. 37098], Sutton et al. 2020:21 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Nessorhamphus ingolfianus (Schmidt 1912). Derichthyidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in warm seas. Habitat: marine.

iselini, Derichtys Borodin [N. A.] 1929:110 [Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club v. 10; ref. 15886] North Atlantic, 50°41'N, 27°17'W, depth 1000-0 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 31670. Original genus should have been spelled Derichthys. •Synonym of Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884 -- (Blache et al. 1973:244 [ref. 7185], Karmovskaya 1985:887 [ref. 21815], Robins 1989:424 [ref. 13289], Smith 1990:193 [ref. 13759]). Current status: Synonym of Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884. Derichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

kempi, Grammatocephalus Norman [J. R.] 1930:339, Fig. 34 [Discovery Reports v. 2; ref. 3219] Off Cape Town, South Africa, southeastern Atlantic, Discovery station 101, 33°50'-34°13'S, 16°04'-15°49'E, depth 850-950 meters. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1930.1.12.919. •Synonym of Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884 -- (Karmovskaya 1985:887 [ref. 21815], Castle 1986:192 [ref. 5644], Robins 1989:424 [ref. 13289], Smith 1990:193 [ref. 13759]). Current status: Synonym of Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884. Derichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

scapularostris, Avocettina Borodin [N. A.] 1929:109 [Proceedings of the New England Zoölogical Club v. 10; ref. 15886] North Atlantic, 41°29'N, 47°48'W, depth 800-0 fathoms. Holotype (unique): MCZ 31671. •Synonym of Nessorhamphus ingolfianus (Schmidt 1912) -- (Robins 1989:427 [ref. 13289] as scapulorostris, Smith 1990:194 [ref. 13759]). Current status: Synonym of Nessorhamphus ingolfianus (Schmidt 1912). Derichthyidae. Habitat: marine.

serpentinus, Derichthys Gill [T. N.] 1884:433 [American Naturalist v. 18 (no. 4); ref. 1728] Western North Atlantic, 39°44'30"N, 71°04'00"W, Albatross station 2094, depth 1022 fathoms. Holotype: USNM 33523 (skull). Type catalog: Smith 1994:13 [ref. 21917]. •Valid as Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884 -- (Blache et al. 1973:244 [ref. 7185], Karmovskaya 1985:887 [ref. 21815], Bauchot & Saldanha in Whitehead et al. 1986:575 [ref. 13676], Castle 1986:192 [ref. 5644], Scott & Scott 1988:92 [ref. 25518], Pequeño 1989:25 [ref. 14125], Robins 1989:424 [ref. 13289], Smith 1989:917 [ref. 13285], Paulin et al. 1989:76 [ref. 24556], McAllister 1990:49 [ref. 14674], Smith 1990:193 [ref. 13759], Santos et al. 1997:22 [ref. 23531], Fricke 1999:71 [ref. 24106], Smith 1999:1672 [ref. 24661], Nakabo 2000:236 [ref. 25086], Tighe & Smith in Collette & Klein-MacPhee 2002:98 [ref. 26158], Nakabo 2002:236 [ref. 26001], Figueiredo & Menezes in Menezes et al. 2003:36 [ref. 27192], Smith 2003:737 [ref. 26989], Moore et al. 2003:174 [ref. 27076], Love et al. 2005:21 [ref. 37547], Mundy 2005:136 [ref. 28379], Paxton et al. 2006:281 [ref. 28995], Wirtz et al. 2014:3 [ref. 33516], Smith & Stewart 2015:260 [ref. 34234], Smith 2016:1672 [ref. 34556], Nión et al. 2016:25 [ref. 35565], Fricke et al. 2018:47 [ref. 35805], Brown et al. 2019:156 [ref. 36444], Carneiro et al. 2019:63 [ref. 37250], Misawa et al. 2020:270 [ref. 38138], Sutton et al. 2020:20 [ref. 37832]). Current status: Valid as Derichthys serpentinus Gill 1884. Derichthyidae. Distribution: Circumglobal in tropical and warm temperate seas. Habitat: marine.