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Species in the genus Gymnachirus: [ 8 ] records


fasciatus, Gymnachirus Günther [A.] 1862:488 [Catalogue of the fishes in the British Museum v. 4; ref. 1969] No locality (perhaps Cuba). Holotype (unique): BMNH 1855.12.26.436 [ex Zool. Soc.]. •Synonym of Gymnachirus nudus Kaup 1858 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:498 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Gymnachirus nudus Kaup 1858. Achiridae. Habitat: marine.

labyrinthicus, Gymnachirus Cervigón [F.] 2018:11, Fig. 1 [Boletín del Instituto Oceanográphico de Venezuela v. 57 (no. 1); ref. 39394] North of the Macanao Peninsula, Isla Margarita, Venezuela, depth 130 meters. Holotype (unique): MMM CI 1388. •Valid as Gymnachirus labyrinthicus Cervigón 2018. Current status: Uncertain as Gymnachirus labyrinthicus Cervigón 2018. Achiridae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Isla Margarita, Caribbean Sea [if valid]. Habitat: marine.

melas, Gymnachirus Nichols [J. T.] 1916:71, Fig. [Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History v. 35 (art. 9); ref. 15060] Cape Lookout, Carteret County, North Carolina, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): AMNH 5717. •Valid as Gymnachirus melas Nichols 1916 -- (Robins & Ray 1986:295 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:178 [ref. 23239], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:497 [ref. 24550], Munroe 2003:1930 [ref. 27118], Nelson et al. 2004:182 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:867 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:188 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Gymnachirus melas Nichols 1916. Achiridae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

nicholsi, Nodogymnus Norman [J. R.] 1931:1 [American Museum Novitates No. 477; ref. 16317] North Bimini Bay, Bahamas. Holotype (unique): AMNH 9591. Based on Gymmnarchius nudus of Nichols & Heilner 1928:1, Fig. 1 [ref. 22247] (not of Kaup). •Synonym of Gymnachirus melas Nichols 1916 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:497 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Gymnachirus melas Nichols 1916. Achiridae. Habitat: marine.

nudus, Gymnachirus Kaup [J. J.] 1858:101 [Archiv für Naturgeschichte v. 24 (pt. 1); ref. 2578] Bahía, Brazil. Holotype (unique): MNHN 0000-3313. Type catalog: Desoutter et al. 2001:317 [ref. 25922]. •Valid as Gymnachirus nudus Kaup 1858 -- (Matsuura in Uyeno et al. 1983:462 [ref. 14275], Cervigón 1992:439 [ref. 23827], Andreata & Séret 1996:590 [ref. 16204], Cervigón 1996:20 [ref. 24489], Aguilera 1998:53 [ref. 24221], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:498 [ref. 24550], Munroe 2003:1931 [ref. 27118], Ramos in Menezes et al. 2003:107 [ref. 27192], Nelson et al. 2004:182 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:868 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:188 [ref. 32708], Ribeiro et al. 2019:7 [ref. 36717], Robertson et al. 2020:150 [ref. 38098], Rotundo et al. in Marceniuk et al. 2021:401 [ref. 38945], Bitencourt et al. 2022:4 [ref. 39848], Carvalho-Filho 2023:266 [ref. 40480], Hoff et al. 2023:5 [ref. 40463]). Current status: Valid as Gymnachirus nudus Kaup 1858. Achiridae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: southern Gulf of Mexico (Mexico) south to Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). Habitat: marine.

texae, Nodogymnus Gunter [G.] 1936:206, Figs. 2-3 [Copeia 1936 (no. 4); ref. 15277] Off Padre Island, Port Aransas, Texas, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 94559. •Valid as Gymnachirus texae (Gunter 1936) -- (Robins & Ray 1986:295 [ref. 23100], Boschung 1992:178 [ref. 23239], Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:497 [ref. 24550], Schmitter-Soto et al. 2000:170 [ref. 27754], Munroe 2003:1931 [ref. 27118], Nelson et al. 2004:182 [ref. 27807], McEachran & Fechhelm 2005:869 [ref. 28815], Page et al. 2013:188 [ref. 32708]). Current status: Valid as Gymnachirus texae (Gunter 1936). Achiridae. Distribution: Western Atlantic. Habitat: marine.

williamsoni, Nodogymnus Gunter [G.] 1936:203, Figs. 1, 4, 5 [Copeia 1936 (no. 4); ref. 15277] Off West Pass of Apalachicola Bay, western Florida, U.S.A. Holotype (unique): USNM 102032. •Synonym of Gymnachirus melas Nichols 1916 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:497 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Gymnachirus melas Nichols 1916. Achiridae. Habitat: marine.

zebrinus, Gymnachirus Miranda Ribeiro [A. de] 1903:193 [50] [Boletim Sociedade Nacional Agricultura, Rio de Janeiro [Lavoura] 1903 (nos 4-7); ref. 3709] Ilha Rasa, depth 24-40 meters and Ponta da Guaratiba, depth 24 meters, Brazil. Syntypes: BMNH 1925.1.5.1 (1); MNRJ 1607 (1) and MNRJ 1595 (1) Ilha Rasa; Ponta Guaratiba (1). Type catalog: Miranda Ribeiro 1955:406 [ref. 12732] as holotype and paratype, Miranda Ribeiro 1959:4 [ref. 10393]. On p. 50 of separate. •Synonym of Gymnachirus nudus Kaup 1858 -- (Castro-Aguirre et al. 1999:498 [ref. 24550]). Current status: Synonym of Gymnachirus nudus Kaup 1858. Achiridae. Habitat: marine.


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