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Status in World Register of Marine Species

Accepted name: Aphanopus carbo Lowe, 1839

Scientific synonyms and common names

Aphanopus carbo Lowe, 1839

Synonyms:

Aphanopus carbo Lowe, 1839, Proc. zool. Soc. London, 7: 79 (Madeira). Holotype: BMNH no. 1851.11.29.6.
Aphanopus minor Collett, 1887, Forh. Vidensk. Selsk. Christ., 19: 1-7, fig. 1 (Denmark Strait (65°N., 31°W.)). Holotype: ZMO.
Aphanopus schmidti Saemundsson, 1907, Vid. Medd. nat. Foren. Kobenh., 59: 22, pl. I (Vestmann Is., S.W. of Iceland). Holotype: NHMR; paratype: BMNH no. 1925.7.23.4.
Aphanopus schmidti: Saemundsson, 1932, in Joubin, ed. 1929-1938, pl. 278 (fig.) Soot-Ryen, 1937: 237-243 Nybelin, 1942, in Andersson: 79-80, pl. p. 83 Saemundsson, 1949: 24-25.
Aphanopus carbo: Fowler, 1936: 638, 1276, fig. 288 Maul, 1949: 21 Tucker & Palmer, 1949: 930-931 Maul, 1950: 1-10 Tucker, 1950: 26; 1956: 83-85 Templeman & Squires, 1963: 273-278 Leim & Scott, 1966: 277-278, fig. Wheeler, 1969: 387-388, fig. 128 Parin & Becker, 1972: 166-169, fig. 19.
Aphanopus microphthalmus Norman, 1939, Sci. Rep. John Murray Exped., 7 (1): 71-72, fig. 25 (Gulf of Aden). Holotype: BMNH no. 1939.5.24.1322.
Aphanopus acus Maul, 1948a, Bolm Mus. munic. Funchal, 3 (6): 47 49, fig. 18 (Madeira). Holotype: MMF.


Common names:

black scabbard fish [En]
espada preta [Pr]
sable negro [Es]
sabre noir [Fr]

Black scabbard fish (Aphanopus carbo)