Apterichtus kendalli

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Taxonavigation: Congroidei 

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: Elopocephalai
Supercohors: Elopocephala
Cohors/Superordo: Elopomorpha
Ordo: Anguilliformes
Subordo: Congroidei

Familia: Ophichthidae
Subfamilia: Ophichthinae
Genus: Apterichtus
Species: Apterichtus kendalli


Apterichtus kendalli (Gilbert, 1891)

  • Holotype (unique): USNM 44304.

Type locality: Off Florida, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A., 25°34'N, 82°50'W, Grampus station 5080, depth 25 fathoms.

Etymology: in honor of William C. Kendall (1861-1939), naturalist aboard U. S. Fish Commission schooner Grampus, which collected type, (from The ETYFish Project).


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Finless Eel