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Species related to Ophichthus spinicauda: [ 2 ] records


spinicauda, Acanthenchelys Norman [J. R.] 1922:296, Fig. [Annals and Magazine of Natural History (Series 9) v. 10 (no. 57); ref. 3211] Tobago Island, West Indies. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1922.6.22.5. •Valid as Ophichthus spinicauda (Norman 1922) -- (McCosker 1977:81 [ref. 6836], McCosker et al. 1989:407 [ref. 13288], Cervigón 1991:60 [ref. 24472], Cervigón 1992:374 [ref. 23827], Aguilera 1998:46 [ref. 24221], McCosker 2003:733 [ref. 26993], Bunkley-Williams & Williams 2004:98 [ref. 27795]). Current status: Valid as Ophichthus spinicauda (Norman 1922). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Distribution: Western Atlantic: Antilles and Caribbean Sea. Habitat: marine.

zonatus, Ophichthus Howell Rivero [L.] 1932:11 [Proceedings of the New England Zo├Âlogical Club v. 13; ref. 3765] In deep water off Cojimar, near Havana, Cuba. Holotype (unique): MCZ 32788. •Synonym of Ophichthus spinicauda (Norman 1922) -- (McCosker et al. 1989:407 [ref. 13288], Bunkley-Williams & Williams 2004:96 [ref. 27795]). Current status: Synonym of Ophichthus spinicauda (Norman 1922). Ophichthidae: Ophichthinae. Habitat: marine.


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