Melanocetus rossi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Ceratioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
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: Ceratioidea

Familia: Melanocetidae
Genus: Melanocetus
Species: Melanocetus rossi

Name[edit]

Melanocetus rossi Balushkin & Fedorov, 1981: 79, Figs. 1-2

Holotype: ZIN 45349.

Type locality: Ross Sea, Antarctica, 74°46'S, 177°35'W, depth 420 meters.

References[edit]

  • Balushkin, A.V. & V.V. Fedorov 1981: On finding the deepwater anglerfishes (Melanocetus rossi sp. n. and Oneirodes notius) in the Ross Sea (Antarctica). Biologiya Morya (Vladivostok), 2(2): 79–82. [In Russian, English abstract.]
  • Pietsch, T.W. 2009: Oceanic Anglerfishes. Extraordinary Diversity in the Deep Sea. i-xii + 1-557.
  • Melanocetus rossi in FishBase,
    Froese, R. & Pauly, D. (eds.) 2022. FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication, www.fishbase.org, version 08/2021.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Ross Sea Humpback Anglerfish