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Species related to Bascanichthys bascanium: [ 2 ] records


gilberti, Leptocephalus Eigenmann [C. H.] & Kennedy [C. H.] 1902:92, Figs. 14, 14a-b [Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission v. 21 (1901); ref. 11071] 20 miles south of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, U.S.A., 34°57'00"N, 75°43'30"W, Albatross station 2597, depth 0-15 fathoms. Holotype (unique): USNM 49766. Type catalog: Smith 1994:30 [ref. 21917]. •Synonym of Bascanichthys bascanium (Jordan 1884) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:331 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:859 [ref. 13285]). Current status: Synonym of Bascanichthys bascanium (Jordan 1884). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.

bascanium, Caecula Jordan [D. S.] 1884:43 [Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia v. 36; ref. 10442] Tidal stream near Florida State Univ. marine lab, Alligator Harbor, Florida, U.S.A., Gulf of Mexico. Neotype: USNM 219832. Type catalog: Moore & Boardman 1991:27 [ref. 16741] as Coecula bascanium, Smith 1994:29 [ref. 21917]. Holotype apparently lost; originally YPM old zoological catalog no. 826. Neotype designated by Leiby & Yerger 1980:402 [ref. 21920]. •Valid as Bascanichthys bascanium (Jordan 1884) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:61 [ref. 23100], McCosker et al. 1989:331 [ref. 13288], Leiby in Smith 1989:859 [ref. 13285], Boschung 1992:34 [ref. 23239], McEachran & Fechhelm 1998:258 [ref. 23897], McCosker 2003:732 [ref. 26993], Nelson et al. 2004:62 [ref. 27807], Page et al. 2013:62 [ref. 32708], Moreno et al. 2016:13 [ref. 35398]). Current status: Valid as Bascanichthys bascanium (Jordan 1884). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.