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Blachea xenobranchialis Karrer & Smith, 1980
Accepted name
Check Catalog of Fishes: Genus: Blachea; Species: xenobranchialis; Original reference
  Current accepted name :   
  Status details:   
senior synonym, original combination
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  Comment :   
  Etymology of Generic name : 
Named for J. Blanche, in recognition of his many contributions to the knowledge on anguilliform fishes, both adults and larvae.
Etymology of specific name : 
Name from the Greek 'xenos' (= strange) and 'branchos' (= gill), referring to the unique free branchiostegals; an adjective.
  Status in Catalogue of Life:   
Accepted name
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