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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Simenchelys parasitica Gill, 1879

Scientific synonyms and common names

Simenchelys parasitica (Gill MS) Goode & Bean, 1879

Synonyms:

Simenchelys parasiticus (Gill, MS) Goode & Bean, 1879, Bull Essex Inst., 11: 27 ('found burrowing into flesh of the halibut' on shore banks, off Massachussetts Bay). Type lost.
Simenchelys parasiticus: Goode, 1881: 485 Goode & Bean, 1896: 139, fig. 161 Collett, 1896: 156, pl. V (fig. 22), pl. VI (fig. 2) Monaco, 1904: 10 Richard 1911: 9 Zugmayer, 1911: 83 Vaillant, in Roule, 1919: 135 Jacquet, 1920. 1-76, 5 pl. Fowler, 1936: 263, fig. 122 Lozano Rey, 1947: 514, fig. 164 Albuquerque, 1954-1956: 404, fig. 195.
Conchognathus grimaldi Collett, 1889, Bull. Soc. zool. Fr., 14: 124 ('Açores'). Types: MOM, many exempl.


Common name:

snubnosed eel [En]

Snubnosed eel (Simenchelys parasitica)