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Sargocentron  Fowler, 1904
Taxonomic Serial No.: 166257

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Adioryx Starks, 1908
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2003   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                   SuperclassOsteichthyes  – bony fishes, poissons osseux, osteíceto, peixe ósseo  
                      ClassActinopterygii  – ray-finned fishes, spiny rayed fishes, poisson épineux, poissons à nageoires rayonnées  
                         SubclassNeopterygii  – neopterygians  
                                        FamilyHolocentridae  – soldierfishes, squirrelfishes, candiles, marignans  
                                              GenusSargocentron Fowler, 1904  
    Direct Children:  
                                                 Species Sargocentron bullisi (Woods, 1955) – carajuelo profundo, deepwater squirrelfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron caudimaculatum (Rüppell, 1838) – spottailed soldierfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron cornutum (Bleeker, 1853) – red and white soldierfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron coruscum (Poey, 1860) – carajuelo de arrecife, reef squirrelfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron diadema (Lacepède, 1802) – crowned soldierfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron dorsomaculatum (Shimizu and Yamakawa, 1979)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron ensifer (Jordan and Evermann, 1903)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron hastatum (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron hormion Randall, 1998  
                                                 Species Sargocentron inaequalis Randall and Heemstra, 1985  
                                                 Species Sargocentron iota Randall, 1998  
                                                 Species Sargocentron ittodai (Jordan and Fowler, 1902) – Japanese soldierfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron lepros (Allen and Cross, 1983)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron macrosquamis Golani, 1984  
                                                 Species Sargocentron marisrubri Randall, Golani and Diamant, 1989  
                                                 Species Sargocentron megalops Randall, 1998  
                                                 Species Sargocentron melanospilos (Bleeker, 1858)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron microstoma (Günther, 1859)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron poco (Woods, 1965) – saddle squirrelfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron praslin (Lacepède, 1802)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron punctatissimum (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron rubrum (Forsskål, 1775) – red soldierfish, red squirrelfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron seychellense (Smith and Smith, 1963)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron shimizui Randall, 1998  
                                                 Species Sargocentron spiniferum (Forsskål, 1775)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron spinosissimum (Temminck and Schlegel, 1843)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron suborbitalis (Gill, 1863) – candil sol, tinsel squirrelfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron tiere (Cuvier in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1829)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron tiereoides (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron vexillarium (Poey, 1860) – carajuelo oscuro, dusky squirrelfish 
                                                 Species Sargocentron violaceum (Bleeker, 1853)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron wilhelmi (de Buen, 1963)  
                                                 Species Sargocentron xantherythrum (Jordan and Evermann, 1903) – striped squirrelfish, whitespotted squirrelfish 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Catalog of Fishes, 17-Mar-2003, website (version 13-Mar-03)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Reference for: Sargocentron   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Sargocentron   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Greenfield, David W. / Carpenter, Kent E., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Holocentridae: Squirrelfishes (soldierfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO Species Identification Guide for Fishery Purposes and American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists Special Publication, no. 5: The living marine resources of the Western Central Atlantic, vol. 2: Bony fishes, part 1 (Acipenseridae to ...)   
  Page(s): 1192-1202   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-104826-6, 1020-6868  
  Reference for: Sargocentron   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Randall, John E.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Revision of the Indo-Pacific Squirrelfishes (Beryciformes: Holocentridae: Holocentrinae) of the Genus Sargocentron, with Descriptions of Four New Species   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Indo-Pacific Fishes, no. 27   
  Page(s): 1-105   
  Publisher: Bishop Museum   
  Publication Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0736-0460   
  Reference for: Sargocentron   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Randall, John E., and David W. Greenfield / Carpenter, Kent E., and Volker H. Niem, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Holocentridae: Squirrelfishes (soldierfishes)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: FAO species identification guide for fishery purposes: The living marine resources of the Western Central Pacific, vol. 4: Bony fishes, part 2 (Mugilidae to Carangidae)   
  Page(s): 2225-2256   
  Publisher: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations   
  Publication Place: Rome, Italy   
  ISBN/ISSN: 92-5-104301-9, 1020-6868  
  Reference for: Sargocentron   

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