Common name of Notacanthus chemnitzii
Common name Largescale tapirfish
Language English
Type Vernacular
Official trade name No
Rank 2 - (Preferred common name (unique))
Country Canada
Locality Arctic Canada
Ref. Coad, B.W. and J.D. Reist, 2018
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
Core primary lexeme
1st modifier morphology
2nd modifier
Remarks 'tapir' as used in zoology is of Tupi (Brazil) origin from the word 'tapihire' (p.733, Ref. 9404) referring to large inoffensive chiefly nortunal ungulates (Tapiridae) of tropical America, Malaya and Sumatra related to horses and rhinoceroses (p.1206, Ref. 11978). Also in Ref. 27545.
Entered by Palomares, Maria Lourdes D.
Modified by Jansalin, Jeremiah Glenn
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