Zaniolepis

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Zaniolepis is a genus of scorpaeniform fish native to the eastern Pacific Ocean. Z. frenata that was a source of food to the Native American inhabitants of San Nicolas Island off the coast of southern California, United States during the Middle Holocene.[3]

Zaniolepis
Temporal range: Pleistocene to Present[1]
Zaniolepis latipinnis.jpg
Longspine Combfish (Z. latipinnis)
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Zaniolepidinae
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Zaniolepis

Girard, 1858

SpeciesEdit

The currently recognized species in this genus are:[4]

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
  Zaniolepis frenata C. H. Eigenmann & R. S. Eigenmann, 1889 shortspine combfish Pacific Ocean southern Oregon, USA to central Baja California, Mexico.
  Zaniolepis latipinnis Girard, 1858 longspine combfish northeast Pacific Ocean

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Archived from the original on July 23, 2011. Retrieved 2009-02-27.
  2. ^ "Scorpaeniformes". Paleobiology Database. Retrieved November 15, 2012.
  3. ^ Vellanoweth, R. L. & Erlandson, J. M. (1999): Middle Holocene Fishing and Maritime Adaptations at CA-SNI-161, San Nicolas Island, California. Journal of California and Great Basin Anthropology, 21(2): pp. 257-274
  4. ^ Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). Species of Zaniolepis in FishBase. December 2012 version.