Branchiostegus saitoi

Taxonavigation edit

Taxonavigation: Percoidea 

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: Perciformes
Subordo: Percoidei
Superfamilia: Percoidea

Familia: Malacanthidae
Subfamilia: Malacanthinae
Genus: Branchiostegus
Species: Branchiostegus saitoi

Name edit

Branchiostegus saitoi Dooley & Iwatsuki, 2012

Holotype: MUFS 3608, (University of Miyazaki, Division of Fisheries Science, Miyazaki, Japan); male, 329 mm SL.

Paratype: Deposited at the Division of Fishers, National Museum of Sciences, Tokyo, Japan; [ NSMT-P 106562 ], male, 315.6 mm SL; hook and line, Batangas, Laiya, Philippines, 13° 38.4’ N, 121° 25.5’ E; 14 April 2011; 220 m depth, rocky-sand bottom; no fresh photograph taken; muscle tissue sample taken.

Type locality: hook and line, Batangas, Laiya, Philippines, 13° 38.4’ N, 121° 25.6 E; 14 April 2011; 210 m. depth, rocky-sand bottom; photographed fresh, tissue sample taken.

References edit

  • Dooley, J.K. & Iwatsuki, Y. 2012: A new species of deepwater tilefish (Percoidea: Branchiostegidae) from the Philippines, with a brief discussion of the status of tilefish systematics. Zootaxa, 3249: 31–38. Full Article.
  • Dooley, J.K. 1978: Systematics and biology of the tilefishes (Perciformes: Branchiostegidae and Malacanthidae) with descriptions of two new species. National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Technical Report, National Marine Fisheries Service Circular, USA, 411, 1−78.