More info | Plus d'info | Mais info

Pezichthys eltanini Last
Accepted name

  Original name :   
  Check ECoF :   
  Current accepted name :   
Yes
  Status :   
Accepted name
  Status details :   
senior synonym, original combination
  Status ref. :   
  Etymology of generic noun :   
Name from Greek 'pezo' (walking) and 'ichthys' (fish), referring to the ability of these fishes to walk on the sea floor using their hand-like pelvic fins and arm-like pectoral fins.
  Etymology of specific epithet :   
Named for the Polar Research Vessel FRV Eltanin, which was used between 1962 and 1979 to survey Antarctic waters and nearby temperate seas.
  Link to references :   
References using the name as accepted
  Link to other databases :   
ITIS TSN : None | Catalogue of Life | ZooBank | WoRMS