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Enneapterygius atriceps (Jenkins 1903)


Currently Accepted Name: Enneapterygius atriceps (Jenkins 1903)

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Domain : Eukaryota
Kingdom : Animalia
Phylum : Chordata
Subphylum : Vertebrata
Superclass : Gnathostomata
Grade : Teleostomi
Class : Actinopterygii
Subclass : Neopterygii
Division : Teleostei
Subdivision : Euteleostei
Superorder : Acanthopterygii
Series : Percomorpha
Order : Perciformes
Suborder : Blennioidei
Family : Tripterygiidae
Genus : Enneapterygius
Species : atriceps

Selected Name

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Name: Enneapterygius atriceps
Author: (Jenkins 1903)
Genus: Enneapterygius
Species: atriceps

Current Name

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Current Name: Enneapterygius atriceps
Current Author: (Jenkins 1903)
Current Genus: Enneapterygius
Current Species: atriceps
Current Summary: Enneapterygius atriceps (Jenkins 1903) Tripterygiidae.

Original Name

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Original Name: Tripterygium atriceps
Original Author: Jenkins 1903
Original Genus Species: Tripterygium atriceps
Original Genus: Tripterygium
Original Species: atriceps

Original Description

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Original Name:Tripterygium atriceps Jenkins 1903
Reference: [ref. 2341]
Journal Acronym: BUSFC
Journal: Bulletin of the U. S. Fish Commission
Article: Report on collections of fishes made in the Hawaiian Islands, with descriptions of new species.
Citation: v. 22 [1902]
Pages: 415-511
Drawings: Pls. 1-4
Text Page: 505
Illustrations: Fig. 46
Type Locality: Honolulu, Oahu I., Hawaiian Is., U.S.A.
Primary Type: Holotype: USNM 50719
Types: Paratypes: SU 23305 (9). Non-types: USNM 51165 (3), 126693 (3).
Type Catalog: Böhlke 1953:99 [ref. 12291], Springer & Orrell 1996:24-25 [ref. 22274].


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* Valid as Enneapterygius atriceps (Jenkins 1903).

Fricke 1997 - [ref. 23339] - Tripterygiid fishes of the western and central Pacific, with descriptions of 15 new species, including an annotated checklist of world Tripterygiidae (Teleostei). Koeltz Scientific Books. Page: 161, 566

Williams & Fricke 2001 - [ref. 26288] - Family Tripterydiidae. In: Carpenter & Niem 2001 [ref. 26276]. Page: 3534

Mundy 2005 - [ref. 28379] - Checklist of the fishes of the Hawaiian Archipelago. Bishop Museum Bulletins in Zoology. Page: 460

Distribution and Habitat

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Water Type: Salt
Habitat: reef-associated
Depth Range: 1.0 to 23.0 metres
3.3 to 75.5 feet
Distribution: Hawaiian Islands.


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Maximum Length: 26mm(SL)
1.02" (SL)


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Enneapterygius atriceps (Jenkins 1903)
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Common Names

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Common NameUsed InLanguage
Hawaiian blackhead triplefinHawaii (USA)English

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Jack Randall Kona Jack Randall Kaneohe Bay Oahu
Jack Randall Moku Manu Oahu Jack Randall Kaneohe Bay Oahu
Jack Randall No Location Data Available

Distribution of Enneapterygius atriceps

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