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Species in the family or subfamily Ranicipitidae: [ 14 ] records


blennioides, Batrachoides Lacepède [B. G. E.] 1800:451, 455 [Histoire naturelle des poissons (Lacepède) v. 2; ref. 2709] Northern Ocean. Probably the type: ZMUU Linn. Coll. 181 (1). Unnecessary replacement name for Blennius raninus Linnaeus 1758. Also appeared in Sonnini 1803:393 (vol. 6) [ref. 30473]. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Replacement Name. Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

fuliginosus, Gadus Walbaum [J. J.] 1784:110 [Schriften der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin v. 5; ref. 17826] No types known. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

fusca, Phycis Bloch [M. E.] & Schneider [J. G.] 1801:57 [M. E. Blochii, Systema Ichthyologiae; ref. 471] British seas. No types known. Based on "Trifurcated hake" of Pennant 1776:196, Pl. 32 [ref. 18528]. Unnecessary replacement name for Gadus trifurcus Walbaum 1792. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

fuscus, Blennius Strøm [H.] 1762:323, Pl. 1 (fig. 19) [Physisk og oekononomisk beskrivelse over fogderiet beskrivelse søndmør heliggende i Bergens stift i Norge Part 1; ref. 21085] Søndmør/Sunnmøre, Norway. No types known. Not available from this work, not binomial, although attributed to Strøm by Bonnaterre 1788:55 [ref. 4940] and Krøyer 1843-1845:231 [ref. 18347] (as Raniceps fuscus Strøm). Made available as Blennius fuscus by Müller 1776. •In the synonymy of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae.

fuscus, Blennius Müller [O. F.] 1776:43 [Zoologiae Danicae prodromus, seu animalium Daniae et Norvegiae indigenarum characteres, nomina, et synonyma imprimis popularium.; ref. 17808] Denmark; Norway. No types known. Based on Strøm 1762:322, 323 [ref. 21085] where name appeared as "Blennius fuscus, ore cirrato, pinnis omnibus setaceis" which is considered as not binomial. See Blennius fuscus Strøm 1762. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

fuscus, Raniceps Krøyer [H. N.] 1843:231, Fig. [Danmarks Fiske; ref. 18437] Apparently not an original description. •In the synonymy of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae.

gadus, Blennius Suckow [G. A.] 1799:257 [Naturgeschichte der Thiere v. 4, pt. 1; ref. 18858] Possibly an unneeded new name for Blennius raninus Linnaeus 1758. Replacement Name. Current status: Uncertain as Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

grunniens, Cottus Linnaeus [C.] 1758:264 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Several localities. Syntypes: NRM 5633 (1) Lakes of Sweden. Type catalog: Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:225-226 [ref. 20707]. Based in part on Gallus granicus of Willughby 1686: Apppendix Pl. 4 [ref. 30164]. Spelled gruniens in Bloch 1786:157 [ref. 465]. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Fernholm & Wheeler 1983:225-226 [ref. 20707] based on specimen 5633, but they point out that Willughby's account is clearly referable to a toadfish). •See second account of Cottus grunniens and see Hutchins 1981:339 [ref. 6830]. Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

jago, Raniceps Fleming [J.] 1828:194 [A history of British animals; ref. 1339] Coast of Cornwall, England. No types known. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

minimus, Gadus Walbaum [J. J.] 1792:143 [Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium Part 3; ref. 4572] Great Britain. No types known. Based on Pennant 1769. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

niger, Raniceps Nilsson [S.] 1832:50 [Prodromus ichthyologiae Scandinavicae; ref. 3204] Oceano and sino Codano. No types known. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

raninus, Blennius Linnaeus [C.] 1758:258 [Systema Naturae, Ed. X v. 1; ref. 2787] Lakes of Sweden. Probably the type: ZMUU Linn. Coll. 181 (1). Linnaeus specimens: LS 37 (left half-skin). Type catalog: Lönnberg 1896:41 [ref. 23530], Wheeler 1985:38 [ref. 20705], Wheeler 1991:166 [ref. 20102]. •Valid as Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Svetovidov in Whitehead et al. 1986:707 [ref. 13676], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936], Fricke 2007:26 [ref. 30577], Carneiro et al. 2019:143 [ref. 37250], Iglésias et al. 2019:280 [ref. 37098], Iglésias et al. 2020:292 [ref. 37987], Bañón & Maño 2021:59 [ref. 38883]). Current status: Valid as Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Distribution: Baltic Sea; North Sea; northeastern Atlantic. Habitat: brackish, marine.

trifurcatus, Blennius Shaw [G.] 1803:174 [General zoology or systematic natural history v. 4; ref. 4014] Near Beaumaris, Wales, United Kingdom. No types known. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.

trifurcus, Gadus raninus var. Walbaum [J. J.] 1792:139 [Petri Artedi sueci genera piscium Part 3; ref. 4572] Great Britain. No types known. Based on "Trifurcated hake" of Pennant 1776:196, Pl. 32 [ref. 18528]. •Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758) -- (Svetovidov 1973:315 [ref. 7169], Cohen in Cohen et al. 1990:73 [ref. 18936]). Current status: Synonym of Raniceps raninus (Linnaeus 1758). Ranicipitidae. Habitat: brackish, marine.


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