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Platygillellus smithi Dawson, 1982
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Platygillellus smithi Dawson , 1982

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | Catalog of Fishes ( gen. , sp. ) | ITIS | CoL | WoRMS | Cloffa

Actinopterygii (ray-finned fishes) > Perciformes (Perch-likes) > Dactyloscopidae (Sand stargazers)
Etymology: Platygillellus: Greek, platys = flat + Theodore Nicolas Gill (1837-1914) researcher of abyssal fishes and systematics (Ref. 45335 ) ;   smithi: Named after the collector of the holotype, C. Lavett Smith, Curator of Fishes (AMNH).

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Marine; demersal; depth range 0 - 8 m (Ref. 27742 ).   Tropical

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Western Central Atlantic: Bahamas.

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Updated: 2020-01-25 05:39:47 gmt
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