WoRMS taxon details

Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830)

217588  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:217588)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
(of Ophisurus apicalis Anonymous [Bennett], 1830) Anonymous [Bennett], E. T. (1830). Class Pisces. Pp. 686-694. In: Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.... By his Widow [Lady Stamford Raffles]. <em>John Murray, London.</em> 701 pp. [Most workers cite Bennett as author, but there is no internal evidence that he was the author. We treat Bennett as the anonymous author and place his name in brackets as required by the ICZN code, but we use the convention "Anonymous [Bennett] 1830".]. [details]   
Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2022). FishBase. Ophichthus apicalis (Anonymous [Bennett], 1830). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=217588 on 2022-10-03
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1997-02-24 18:26:33Z
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2008-01-15 17:27:08Z
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2010-05-06 12:14:18Z
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original description  (of Ophisurus apicalis Anonymous [Bennett], 1830) Anonymous [Bennett], E. T. (1830). Class Pisces. Pp. 686-694. In: Memoir of the life and public services of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.... By his Widow [Lady Stamford Raffles]. <em>John Murray, London.</em> 701 pp. [Most workers cite Bennett as author, but there is no internal evidence that he was the author. We treat Bennett as the anonymous author and place his name in brackets as required by the ICZN code, but we use the convention "Anonymous [Bennett] 1830".]. [details]   

original description  (of Ophisurus bangko Bleeker, 1852) Bleeker, P. (1852). Bijdrage tot de kennis der Muraenoïden en Symbranchoïden van den Indischen Archipel. <em>Verhandelingen van het Bataviaasch Genootschap van Kunsten en Wetenschappen.</em> v. 25 (art. 5): 1-62+ 63-76. [details]   

original description  (of Ophisurus diepenhorsti Bleeker, 1860) Bleeker, P. (1860). Achtste bijdrage tot de kennis der vischfauna van Sumatra (Visschen van Benkoelen, Priaman, Tandjong, Palembang en Djambi). <em>Acta Societatis Regiae Scientiarum Indo-Neêrlandicae.</em> v. 8 (art. 2): 1-88. [details]   

context source (HKRMS) Lam C. (1990). Benthic ichthyofauna of Tolo Harbour and the entrance to Tolo Channel, Mirs Bay. In: Proceedings of the Second International Marine Biological Workshop: The Marine Flora and Fauna of Hong Kong and Southern China (ed. Morton, B.). The Marine flora and fauna of Hong Kong and southern china II.Hong Kong University Press, Hong Kong. 2: pp 899-905.  [details]   

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2021). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. version (08/2021)., available online at https://www.fishbase.org [details]   

additional source Liu, J.Y. [Ruiyu] (ed.). (2008). Checklist of marine biota of China seas. <em>China Science Press.</em> 1267 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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