Chaunax gomoni

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Taxonavigation: Chaunacioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis/Superclassis: Osteichthyes
Superclassis/Classis: Actinopterygii
Classis/Subclassis: Actinopteri
Subclassis/Infraclassis: Neopterygii
Infraclassis: Teleostei
Megacohors: Osteoglossocephalai
Supercohors: Clupeocephala
Cohors: Euteleosteomorpha
Subcohors: Neoteleostei
Infracohors: Eurypterygia
Sectio: Ctenosquamata
Subsectio: Acanthomorphata
Divisio/Superordo: Acanthopterygii
Subdivisio: Percomorphaceae
Series: Eupercaria
Ordo: Lophiiformes
Subordo: Ogcocephalioidei
Superfamilia: Chaunacioidea

Familia: Chaunacidae
Genus: Chaunax
Species: Chaunax gomoni

Name[edit]

Chaunax gomoni Ho et al., 2015

  • Holotype: HUMZ 193991
  • Paratypes: BMNH 1986.9.29.18 (1); CAS 34598 (1); HUMZ 191207 (1), 191208 (1), 191209 (1); MZB 22712 (1); USNM 168256 (1).

Type locality: Baruna Jaya IV, st. 21, 8°15.5’S, 110°22.0’E, 8°14.8’S, 110°20.3’E, off Java, Indonesia, eastern Indian Ocean, 290–295 m depth.

Etymology: in honour of Dr. Martin F. Gomon, Senior Curator of Fishes, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, for his great contribution to fish taxonomy and for his long-term friendship with the authors.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Gomon’s Frogmouth

References[edit]

  • Ho, H.-C., Kawai, T. & Satria, F., 2015: Species of the anglerfish genus Chaunax from Indonesia, with descriptions of two new species (Lophiiformes: Chaunacidae). Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 63: 301–308. PDF