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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Nemichthys curvirostris (Strömman, 1896)

Scientific synonyms and common names

Nemichthys curvirostris Strömman, 1896

Synonyms:

Leptocephalus curvirostris Strömman, 1896, Lept. Univ. Zool. Mus. Upsala: 1644, pl. 1-5. Central Atlantic, near isl. Fernando Noronha: 3°S, 30°W.
Leptocephalus curvirostris: Bertin, 1936a: 9-10.
Tylurus curvirostris: Pappenheim, 1914: 188-189, fig. 7, pl. 9.
Leptocephalus polymerus Lea, 1913, Rep. Sci. Results Michael Sars N. Atlant. deep Sea Exped., 3: 27-28, fig. 17, pl. 3.
Nemichthys infans Günther, 1878, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist., (5) 2: 251 (Mid-Atlantic). Holotype: BMNH.
Labichthys elongatus Gill & Ryder, 1884a, Proc. U.S. natn. Mus., 1883 [1884], 6: 262 (39° 22' N., 68° 35' W.). Holotype: USNM no. 33577.
Nemichthys infans: Günther, 1887: 264-265, pl. 63 (fig. B).
Labichthys infans: Goode & Bean, 1896: 153-154, fig. 173.
Avocettina infans: Roule & Bertin, 1929b: 23-29, fig. 10-12, pl. 1 (fig. 2) Beebe & Crane, 1937b: 366-369 Wheeler, 1969: 225, fig. 83.
Borodinula infans: Castle, 1961: 11.


Common names:

pez agazadicha [Es]
spotted snipe-eel [En]

Spotted snipe-eel (Nemichthys curvirostris)