Chaunax russatus

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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: 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 russatus


  • Chaunax russatus Ho, Roberts & Stewart, 2013
    • Primary type: Holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: '170 mm'
      • Repository: MONZ NMNZ P.038059
    • Type locality: 'Kaikoura Canyon, 43º0.09'S, 173º53.85'E, F/V San Tongariro, stn. OBS 1451/032, 821–1030 m, bottom trawl'
    • ZooBank: 406F34F0-B0BF-4DEE-A643-9B303A99BC44

Primary references[edit]

  • Ho, H.-C.; Roberts, C.D.; Stewart, A.L. 2013: A review of the anglerfish genus Chaunax (Lophiiformes: Chaunacidae) from New Zealand and adjacent waters, with descriptions of four new species. Zootaxa 3620(1): 89–111. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3620.1.4 Reference page.  [first availability, see p. 105, and Figures 6B, 11A–B, 12A–B, Table 2]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Red coffinfish

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