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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: Cottoidei
Infraordo: Zoarcales

Familia: Zoarcidae
Subfamilia: Lycodinae
Genus: Santelmoa
Species: S. antarctica – S. carmenae – S. elvirae – S. fusca

Santelmoa Matallanas, 2010

Type species: Santelmoa carmenae Matallanas 2010. (by original designation, also monotypic).
Primary references

Matallanas, J. 2010. Description of two new genera, Santelmoa and Bentartia and two new species of Zoarcidae (Teleostei, Perciformes) from the Southern Ocean. Polar Biology 33(5): 659–672. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-009-0742-y Reference page.


Santelmoa in the World Register of Marine Species

Santelmoa is a genus of marine ray-finned fishes belongong to the family Zoarcidae, the eelpouts. The species in this genus are found in the Antarctic in the Southern Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.

Santelmoa contains 4 species:[2]

Santelmoa antarctica Matallanas, Corbella & Møller, 2012
Santelmoa carmenae Matallanas, 2010
Santelmoa elvirae Matallanas, 2011
Santelmoa fusca Matallanas, Corbella & Møller, 2012


Eschmeyer, William N.; Fricke, Ron & van der Laan, Richard (eds.). "Species in the genus Family-Lycodinae". Catalog of Fishes. California Academy of Sciences. Retrieved 20 November 2022.
Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2022). Species of Sandelmoa in FishBase. June 2022 version.

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